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UCAS CODE: 309W

Course options

  • Qualification

    Higher National Diploma - HND

  • Location

    Inverness College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

What is special about this course?

An advanced course that develops theoretical, conceptual and practical creative competencies within the area of contemporary art practice.

The HND framework offers students the opportunity to develop freelance, self-employed and professional working skills in the areas of community, public, environmental and site-specific based artwork.

In addition, the course equips students with exhibition and presentation skills and introduces them to the potential of new technologies such as digital media.

Special features

  • You will develop practical and transferable skills in contemporary art practice and develop a broad visual language
  • You will develop an open-minded, critical and evaluative approach to study, investigation and research
  • This course will allow you to develop an understanding of the influence and contribution made by art practice and practitioners within the 20th and 21st centuries
  • With this recognised qualification and on successful completion of this course you could have the potential to gain employment in galleries, work with design companies and agencies or as a freelance graphic designer

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of this course you may choose to seek employment as a:

  • Gallery assistant
  • Gallery technician
  • Sculpture studio technician
  • Printmaking technician
  • Digital media technician
  • Curatorial assistant
  • Artist assistant
  • Studio assistant

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : DD

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    83rd out of 86 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    n/a

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    70th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    78th

    5

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