Art and Design

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


This is a dynamic project-based course for students who need an exciting, layered and individual portfolio for progression to HND or degree courses in visual art areas.

Build your portfolio from a series of experimental projects exploring personal and cultural ideas.

You’ll benefit from tutors with an expansive range of specialisms whose critique and support will help expand your work technically, conceptually and critically.

What’s more, you will be working in specialist studios and workshops that are fully equipped to reflect professional practice and enable you to build a varied and diverse body of project work that reflects you as an innovative creative individual.

Main study areas are in 2D, 3D and contemporary art development.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, preferably Art and Design plus National 5 English; or Advanced Portfolio Production - Visual Arts (Level 6); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Entry subject to interview and portfolio.

Progression Routes

HND Art and Design or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Art and Design

SCQF Level