Contemporary Art Practice

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus


HND in Contemporary Art is an exciting well-established two year fine art course designed to develop you as a creative practitioner. The course will equip you with the essential skills required to prepare you for Art School or to work as an independent artist. The diversity of the programme will allow you to build on your previous art experience as well as introducing you to more contemporary and exploratory ways of working.

Content includes:
3D Art Practice: sculpture processes; 2D Art Practice: photography, painting, printmaking; Drawing; Digital: Moving image; Portfolio Building; Conceptual Processes; Contextual Studies (modernism to present day); Collaborative Working; Studio Practice; Graded Unit 1 and 2.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including Art and Design preferred plus a suitable portfolio; or 1 Higher plus a good portfolio from an appropriate NQ/NC level course. Interview.

Progression Routes

Year 2 or 3 of art school course

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Art and Design

SCQF Level