HNC Visual Communication (Graphics and illustration)
Full-time, one year
We’re looking for you to have two relevant Highers at grade C or above or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF level 6 or equivalent. Applicants with appropriate experience or other training may be accepted without formal qualifications. A place on the course is subject to an interview process and a portfolio of artwork is required.
Look about you. Everything you see is a form of visual communication: from logo design, branding, the illustration of book covers and posters, to digital media, photography, web design and animation. To become a Graphic Designer and Illustrator you need the interchangeable skills required to cover all these disciplines and this course has been designed with this in mind. Subjects may include:
There may be the opportunity to work with clients on live briefs in this course.
If you successfully complete this course, here are some of the courses you can move on to:
Glasgow School of Art
Edinburgh School of Art
Duncan of Jordanstone, Dundee
Gray’s School of Art, Aberdeen
Edinburgh Napier University
Possible Careers you can explore