Advanced Higher Art and Design (Design) (Course Code: C706 77)

SCQF Level 7 (32 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Art and Design (Design)?

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your creativity and apply your understanding of design practice, function and aesthetics, through independent thinking and self-directed study. You will explore and research challenging design contexts, issues and opportunities while developing individual creativity and technical skills, through exploration and the creative use of design materials, equipment, techniques and /or technology.

What do I need to get in?

This is at the discretion of the school/college but you would normally be expected to have attained:

What will I study?

The course consists of two compulsory units and the course assessment unit.

Art and Design (Design): Design Studies (8 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Art and Design (Design): Design Enquiry (16 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Course Assessment (8 SCQF credit points)

The course assessment consists of one component worth 100 marks:

You will select one or more examples of your earlier investigative and design development work and use this as the basis for developing and producing highly resolved design solutions. This will include an initial starting point for the design and further development work, the final design solution and supporting evidence of critical analysis and evaluation.

This will be externally marked by SQA.

Your work will be assessed by your teacher on an ongoing basis throughout the course. You must pass all units and the course assessment to gain the course qualification.

The course assessment is graded A-D. Your grade will depend on the total mark for all course assessments together.

What can I go on to next?

Further study, training or employment in: