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Art and Design: Creative Printmaking NQ

(SCQF level 6)

Fine Arts & Photography, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

30th Aug 2021, 1 year

Location

City Campus

  • Applications from International Students Welcome
  • Overview

    You'll develop creative and technical skills in printmaking, drawing, photography and digital design. This is a practical, project-based course that will allow you to explore a range of medium through demonstrations, tutorials and workshops.

    View a selection of student creative work on Behance and Instagram @cogcprintmaking.

    This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • Two National 4 qualifications in English and Art or Graphic Communication; OR
    • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

    Additional selection requirements

    • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.  Where COVID restrictions are in place we will invite you to either a video meeting, telephone conference call or make an offer based on your application form.
    • You'll be asked to provide examples of your art, photography or design work.

    ESOL entry requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

    What you study

    You’ll study:

    • Traditional Printmaking (intaglio, screenprinting, collagraph and relief printing).
    • Photography.
    • Conventional Printing (digital and lithography printing).
    • Drawing.
    • Design.
    • Artwork Preparation for Print.
    • Portfolio and Presentation Skills.
    • Life Drawing.

    You'll also develop core skills in working with others, eg problem solving and communication.

    After the course

    Careers

    The portfolio developed during this course can lead to HNC/HND courses in Printmaking or Art & Design.

    Teaching

    How the course is taught

    This course will be delivered through blended learning with demonstrations, lectures and practical activities.

    • Mode of Study:
      Full-time
    • Start Date:
      30th Aug 2021, 1 year
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome