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Advanced Higher Art and Design (Expressive) (Course Code: C705 77)

SCQF Level 7 (32 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Art and Design (Expressive)?

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop your creativity, visual awareness and understanding of aesthetic, while exploring how to communicate your personal thoughts, ideas and opinions through creating expressive artwork.

What do I need to get in?

This is at the discretion of the school or college, but you would normally be expected to have attained the skills, knowledge and understanding required by the following courses, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience:

What will I study?

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

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

In this unit you will:

Art and Design (Expressive): Expressive 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 expressive investigative and development work and use this as the basis for developing and producing pieces of highly resolved expressive art work. This will include an initial starting point for the expressive ideas and further development work, a highly resolved piece(s) of expressive art work 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: