HND (SCQF Level 7/8)


2 years


Aug 2024


  • Art, Design & Photography


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

This course provides a broad visual education in Contemporary Art Practice to develop skills, knowledge and an awareness of specialist art and design disciplines. You will have the opportunity to develop individual practice in relation to personal interests.

This will be enhanced by historical and contextual studies, so that you can explore the work of professional artists to link to your individual practice. You will be able to work individually and in teams supported by group discussion, personal and individual support. This could link to client projects and public art experiences and exhibitions.

What you will experience

, You will be encouraged to research, develop, contextualise and evaluate your ideas and practice in response to your art and design subject choices.

Subjects will include:

  • Observational and Development Drawing
  • Contemporary Art and Design Practice in 2D and 3D
  • Understanding the Contemporary Art and Design Process
  • Public Art – Sculpture and 3D
  • Contemporary Digital Art
  • Painting, Printing and Mixed Media options in year 2
  • Contemporary Art Project
  • Contemporary Art Professional Practice and Exhibition studies