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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Dumfries and Galloway College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    23-AUG-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Introduction

The programme has a central focus of building a strong portfolio of creative art and design materials. This approach will consist of a full range of creative subjects in order to encourage experimentation, knowledge and skills, as well as an impressive portfolio.

A proportion of your studies will be self-directed, allowing for the development of critical thinking, planning and self-evaluation skills. You will also be taught skills such as time management and professional studio practice.

By the end of the course of study, you will have had opportunities to refine a broad range of Art and Design skills in two and/or three dimensional areas, demonstrating a thorough grounding in research, analysis and concept development using a range of media and techniques and processes which may include: observational/developmental drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, public art, mixed media and contextual studies.

Progression

Successful completion of the course provides the opportunity for students to apply to progress to the HND Art & Design.

Career Prospects

Successful completion has provided many students with access to degree courses in art and design or specialist areas such as fine art, printmaking and ceramics. Students can work towards a variety of careers including art therapy, teaching, craft, design or freelance creative practitioner.

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University information

Dumfries and Galloway College

  • Campus address

    Dumfries and Galloway College, College Gate, Bankend Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 4FD, Scotland

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