Art and Design Intermediate 1 units Intermediate 1

What is special about this course?

There are 3 Art and Design units available at Intermediate 1 level:- Art and Design: Design Activity (Intermediate 1) , Art and Design: Expressive Activity (Intermediate 1)  and Art and Design Studies (Intermediate 1) . Each one focuses on a different ar

Entry requirements

While entry is at the discretion of the centre, candidates would normally be expected to have attained one of the following, or equivalent:

♦ Standard Grade Art and Design at Foundation level

♦ Access 3 Units in Art and Design.

Art and Design: Expressive Activity: You will develop knowledge and understanding of visual language and will investigate and respond to a selected theme by selecting and using visual media, materials and processes. You will identify and sustain lines of visual development and thought and bring these to considered conclusions.

Art and Design:Design Activity;  Your Design Activity will be developed through the study of single, or related contexts, and one or more media processes. The aim is for you to produce a design brief and individual work, in a series or sequence throughout the course. You may select one area from Graphic Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Environmental/Architectural Design, Jewellery Design or Textile/Fashion Design.

Art and Design Studies:Your studies will be based on the areas of personal interest selected by the you , researching and investigating the Visual Arts and Design (within any period(s) from 1750 up to the present). This must include study of a contemporary context ie within the last 25 years in Visual Arts and/or Design.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening

Subject to sufficient numbers this course will be delivered as a taught class. You will receive taught sessions, completing tasks as instructed by your tutor.

How long will my course last?

Each unit is delivered in 30 hours, either 15 weeks at 2 hours per week, or 10 weeks at 3 hours per week - depending on the unit and access to art space.

Where can I study my course?

    • Argyll College UHI

Start date

Courses start at various times throughout the year, depending on demand.

Contact your local Argyll College centre for detials.


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To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Argyll College UHI. Argyll College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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