ART & DESIGN

SCQF LEVEL 7 - Advanced HIGHER

You will explore and research challenging design contexts, issues and opportunities while developing individual creativity and technical skills, through exploration and the creative use of design materials and equipment. 

QUALIFICATION

Advanced Higher Art

DURATION

1 Year full time

COURSEWORK

Practical folio submission  

8-15 A1 sheets 

EXAM

No exam 

Your folio will be externally marked by SQA. 

COST

£10

TEACHERS

Mr Moffat 

Miss Simpson 

Mrs Stout 

Ms Roychowdhury 

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

wHAT WILL YOU EXPERIENCE?

You will the opportunity to develop your creativity and apply your understanding of design practice, function and aesthetics, through independent thinking and self-directed study.  

  • Through self-direction, investigate the working practices and design approaches of others.  

  • Critically analyse designers’ work and practice, evaluating the impact of external factors on their design considerations and creative choices.  

  • Communicate informed and supported personal views, opinions and judgements on the designers’ work 

KEY FACTS

Everything you need to know before selecting this course

entry requirements

This is at the discretion of the Principal Teacher but you would normally be expected to have attained an A or B Higher Art and Design. 

what will you get?

The course assessment is graded A-D 

progress

Everything you need to know about future pathways from this course

EMPLOYMENT

Set design, graphic design, animation, fashion stylist, illustration, make-up artistry, hairdressing, fashion design, floristry, architecture, jewellery design, game design, interior design, teaching are among some of the occupations you can work towards with an Art qualification.   

my world of work

This link will take you to an excellent resource on MyWOW which looks at potential career routes when you select a combination of subjects. 

STUDENT STORIES

Information from pupils who have studied this course as to how they feel it was.

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