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NC Creative Industries Introduction to Creative Arts


Where will I study?

This full-time course will be taught at your local centre.

What qualifications do I need to enrol on this course? Students will be expected to have achieved three Standard Grades. Previous experience of art or design study is also desirable. Mature students will be considered based on previous experience and other suitable qualifications.

Will I receive a recognised qualification? Yes, upon completing the course you will achieve an SQA group award at Level 5.

How can I continue to develop my skills? Successful completion of this foundation course will allow you to progress to further study and ultimately a career in product design , interior design, fashion illustration or animation.

Why should I consider an NC level course in Creative Arts? Do you want to begin to explore the many practical disciplines involved in the creative arts? Do you want to enhance your career prospects with a recognised foundation qualification introducing many of the varied disciplines found in the creative arts arena and allowing you to make an informed decision on future specialisation. Do you want to work towards a qualification which will enable you to continue to study at HNC level and higher? If yes, then this course may well be the right course for you. The creative and cultural industries in the UK are constantly growing, developing and adapting to meet new areas of application and demand. This course develops the underlying knowledge and skills required for progression to further study in the many disciplines of art and design or direct entry into art and design based employment. The blend of practical skills and theoretical study within the course will also help students make informed choices on specialisms for further study.

The course will introduce the following areas: • Developmental drawing • Life drawing • Line and tone • Introduction to illustration • Jewellery – working with wire • Creative textile development • Surface decoration Students are also required to study the following mandatory units: Introduction to Creative Industries, The Creative Process, Creative Project, Skills Development, Social Networking and Working for Yourself. Candidates completing this course will also achieve the following National Progression Award (NPA):• NPA Skills for Work: Creative Industries

Argyll College UHI Ltd is a Scottish Charity, SC 026685

Argyll College UHI At Argyll College UHI we apply stateof-the-art information technologies – including high-speed internet access and video conferencing facilities – to allow as many students as possible to study throughout Argyll’s dispersed communities. What’s more, as one of the 13 colleges and research institutions that make up the recently formed University of the Highlands and Islands, we can now offer our students even better access to a wide choice of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. This is in addition to our existing, prolific range of vocational, full and part-time further education courses. Argyll College UHI has 13 centres throughout the Argyll region and you can also look at studying many courses at home if you wish. You choose what you study and how you study it. All Argyll College UHI centres are fully accessible for those students with disabilities

To find out more about this course simply contact your nearest centre. Arran Tel: 01770 600 152 Cairndow Tel: 01546 600 070 Campbeltown Tel: 01631 559 670 Construction, Engineering and Renewables Centre Tel: 01631 559 830 Craignish Tel: 01546 600 070 Dunoon Tel: 01369 707 182 Fionnphort Tel: 01681 700 377 Islay Tel: 01496 810 130 Lochgilphead Tel: 01546 600 070 Oban Tel: 01631 559 500 Rothesay Tel: 01700 501 000 Tiree Tel: 01879 220 372 Tobermory Tel: 01688 302 801

NC Creative Industries Introduction to Creative Arts  

Do you want to begin to explore the many practical disciplines involved in the creative arts? Do you want to enhance your career prospects w...