Art and Design (National 4 Units)

Argyll College UHI


Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre


Art and Design: Expressive Activity: You will develop knowledge and understanding of visual language and will investigate and respond to a selected theme by selecting and using visual media, materials and processes. You will identify and sustain lines of visual development and thought and bring these to considered conclusions.

Art and Design:Design Activity; Your Design Activity will be developed through the study of single, or related contexts, and one or more media processes. The aim is for you to produce a design brief and individual work, in a series or sequence throughout the course. You may select one area from Graphic Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Environmental/Architectural Design, Jewellery Design or Textile/Fashion Design.

Art and Design Studies:Your studies will be based on the areas of personal interest selected by the you, researching and investigating the Visual Arts and Design (within any period(s) from 1750 up to the present). This must include study of a contemporary context within the last 25 years in Visual Arts and/or Design.

Entry Requirements

National 3 Art and Design.

Start Date

Contact local centre



Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

10-15 weeks


Creative Industries

SCQF Level


Career Area

Art and Design

Career Sectors

3 Dimensional Design

Fashion or Textile Design

Fine Art or Graphic Design

Interior Design or Display