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Art and Design: Applied Arts NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Fine Arts & Photography, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course will allow you to develop skills in various techniques of handling ceramic, jewellery and art glass materials. You'll develop design and drawing skills and understand the practical applications of various media, firing techniques and the use of workshop and studio equipment.

Although a mostly practical course, you'll also develop research skills, complete written work and work with digital media.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • National 5 Art and Design and National 5 English at Grade C or above; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview, where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.
  • You’ll be asked to provide examples of your art and design work.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Sculpture Techniques.
  • Exploratory Media Handling.
  • Surface Decoration Applied to Jewellery.
  • Creative Hand-built Shapes.
  • Colour.
  • Analytical Drawing.
  • Sketchbook Development.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Contextual Studies.
  • Digital Media.
  • Art Glass - Copper Foil.

After the course

Careers

You could find work as a:

  • Designer.
  • Craftsperson.
  • Theatre designer.
  • Leisure and retail industry employee.
  • Community art worker.
  • Self-employed artist.

Continuing Study

The portfolio you build on this course will help you apply for a range of HNC/D  level courses, such as HND Applied Arts, or HND Fine Art.

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

 

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome