HND (SCQF Level 8)


2 Years (typically 3 days a week in college)


  • Art, Design & Photography


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

You will have opportunities to refine a broad range of art & design skills in 2D and 3D areas, with a thorough grounding in research, analysis and concept development using a range of media and techniques. You will also develop awareness of the historical, contextual and social issues relevant to art & design practice.

Undertaking this two year course will allow you to apply these skills to an advanced contextual and personally conceptual portfolio of work for application to Art School or creative commissions and employment.

What you will experience

  • A range of drawing techniques – including analytical, life and developmental
  • Contemporary and historical contextual studies
  • Investigative research techniques
  • Professional presentation skills
  • 2D & 3D media skills, including sculpture
  • Sketch book development
  • Personal and client projects
  • Cultural and social design
  • Personal project development and investigation
  • Advanced portfolio building