Art and Design: Portfolio for University Access
This portfolio-building course will prepare learners for entry into art school/university study. With the guidance of our friendly and expert staff you will build a strong folio of work that will develop and showcase your skills and creativity. Individual development and an understanding of contemporary Art & Design processes will underpin your visual art skills. The course includes life drawing, painting skills, printmaking, personal projects, research methods and contextual studies exploring the work of relevant artists/designers. This course is delivered until April in alignment with art school interviews/portfolio dates, with staff supporting learners through the UCAS application process.
Minimum of 2 relevant National 5/equivalent qualifications, preferred English and Art/Design. At interview candidates should bring a portfolio of art and design work such as drawings/designs/photography. Digital portfolio submissions are also accepted. Mature candidates without formal qualifications will be considered on presentation of a portfolio. Please note candidates are advised to check specific entry requirements for their chosen university.
Method of Assessment
Continuous internal/external assessment with the focus on portfolio production and submission.
Learners wishing to progress onto a degree course at university must check the entry requirements for individual institutions as they vary. Learners may also apply to other HN level Art & Design courses at college.
Video guide to Portfolio for University Access
28 Aug 2023
- Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page