Certificate in Computer Arts and Design

Course Content

This course is suited to individuals interested in the subject areas of illustration, graphic design, 2D & 3D animation. Through a variety of engaging projects, you will develop a broad range of skills within research and concept development including the design process using industry standard digital software. Learners develop their creative and technical skills in preparation for HN level study with support from expert staff who will encourage and assist you in the development of your creative process. On completion of the course you will have produced a broad and exciting portfolio within the field of computer art and design.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 2 relevant Nat 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.

Method of Assessment

Continuous internal/external assessment with the focus on portfolio production and submission.

Future Prospects

Successful learners may progress on to one of our HND Computer Arts and Design courses with the choice of either Digital Arts or Animation courses or apply to other HN level Art & Design courses in our department.

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Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    26 Aug 2024

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Art & Design

  • 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

Recruitment is now for Reserve List places only – please contact us if you wish to discuss.

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