Art, Design & Digital Media - Foundation: NQ (Level 5)

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Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

1 Year

Start date
Aug 2024
East End
Applications open January 2024

Course overview

Do you have a keen interest in art and design processes? Are you at the beginning of your creative journey?
Do you have the enthusiasm and motivation to expand on and develop your existing art & design skills?
This programme is aimed at you if you have an interest in Art & Design and you want to develop your skills to progress to next level courses and employment.

You will study a wide range of Art & Design subjects – traditional and digital – as well as developing your skills in written and spoken communication, sketchbook creation, portfolio building and self promotion.

What you will learn

You will undertake a wide range of units including:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Design
  • Mixed Media
  • Illustration
  • Printmaking.
  • Software Skills

National Progression Awards Drawing Skills, Painting, Visual Communications and Art & Design can be achieved on this course.

See some of the artwork created by our students.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however a keen interest in Art and Design is essential

You will be asked to upload a selection of art work to support your application. You maybe asked to attend an interview.

Future prospects

With this qualification, you will receive priority consideration for NC Art & Design (L6) at Glasgow Kelvin College or can apply to NC/HNC programmes at other colleges.

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