Art, Design, Graphics & Animation

HND Graphic Design

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 8

  • Campuses

    • Paisley
    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Full time

  • Level

    SCQF 8


What will I learn?

You'll learn about:

  • Researching, Developing and Producing Graphic Design and Artwork Projects
  • Illustration
  • 2D and 3D Animation (Paisley)
  • Using Design Software (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator)
  • Studio Skills (Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media and Printmaking)
  • Producing a Professional Portfolio
  • Creating a Portfolio
  • Liaising with Clients
  • Audio and Filming Techniques

You'll also work on a broad range of live graphic design projects based on real client briefs.

What qualifications do I need?

You'll need a pass in HNC Graphic Design. For a place on the course you'll need to present your portfolio at an interview. It should show a high level of technical and creative skill in every aspect of your work.

What can I do after?

This course focuses on the development of design skills, practical programme knowledge and technical ability to work in a Design environment. Progression can be to employment within Visual Communication, Advertising Agencies, Publishers, Multimedia Companies and Design Studios.



Programme Information

Start: August

End: June

Duration: 1 year

Additional Information

Our students go on to achieve great things, but don't just take our word for it....

Jamie Johnstone

Stuart Grant 

Jade Campbell 



Colleges Scotland Parliamentary Reception

Study options

Campus Mode Level
Paisley Full time SCQF 8
Greenock Full time SCQF 8

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