Art and Design Diploma Level 3 (UAL)

Glasgow Clyde College


Cardonald Campus


This course is ideal if you wish to gain entry into 1st year at Art School or progress onto HNC/D Art-based courses within the college.

The course content is delivered by a team of established and practising artists and designers. It covers all general Art driplines within fine art and design such as drawing, painting, two-dimensional design, three-dimensional design, illustrative sculpture, and observational drawing. This will allow you find the subject best suits your skills and will allow for a more focused progression.

Throughout this general art and design course, you will work on your own portfolio. Tutor support is provided on a one-to-one basis throughout this process providing invaluable advice about which direction to head with projects; ensuring the preparation of a portfolio that is well-rounded with a diversity of media and project types. In each project you will work on source drawing, development of ideas and solutions.

Entry Requirements

Higher Art and Design, or Foundation Apprenticeship Creative and Digital Media, or Art and Design Diploma Level 2 (UAL). Strong portfolio of artwork. Interview. Personal statement.

Progression Routes

Relevant HND course.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level