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Art and Design

Digital Portfolio Workshops for Art and Design Students

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Evening

Duration 13 weeks

Start date Nov 2021

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Course overview

These workshops are specifically designed for adults and school pupils who are applying through UCAS for specialist study in Art and Design. Most Art Colleges now require applicants to produce and collate an e-folio or digital folio and upload it as part of their UCAS application. During the workshops you will receive guidance on your UCAS application and digital folio from experienced staff at Edinburgh College school of art. 

Workshops will include sessions on UCAS Personal Statements and entry requirements for various university degree courses across the UK. You will learn how to prepare, collate and produce an effective digital folio. 

You will be asked to bring along your own artwork that you have produced to each workshop. This will allow you to engage in the sessions and use image manipulation software, photography and scanning techniques. This will ensure that your artwork is digitally uploaded to a suitable level for your digital folio. You will also receive guidance from College lecturers on how to prepare for interviews and choose the correct further study course for you to maximise the success of getting into your desired career. 

What you will learn

  • Art and Design Knowledge and Skills 
  • How to Produce a Suitable Art Portfolio for Applications 

Placement information


How the course is assessed

  • There is no formal assessment 

Number of days per week

  • 1 evening per week for 12 weeks 

Entry requirements

  • No formal qualifications are required but students should be already working on a portfolio either at school, other study or at home with the intention of applying through UCAS for a degree level study in Art and Design 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements


English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

This course is specifically for students intending to submit digital portfolio for university degree levels of study. Thus, a wide range of art industry degrees will be available to you. 

Career options

Junior positions in the creative industries 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Evening 01/11/21 13 Weeks

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