Art and Design Portfolio Building SCQF Level 5

What is special about this course?

Over the course of 10 weeks, you will work with a lecturer at Moray School of Art to increase your understanding of what is expected when building both a physical and digital portfolio.

By the end of the course, you will have enhanced your awareness of creating, editing and curating your work and be more prepared for submitting a successful presentation as entry to both Further Education and Higher Education courses i.e. our UAL Diploma in Art and Design or our BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art.

Special features: 

  • The course is delivered face to face
  • Provides a route into further creative study 
  • Build a new peer network through shared interests
  • Gain basic physical and digital skills in editing and curating creative content
  • An opportunity to build work and awareness outside of a set course or qualification 

Entry requirements

  • Two National 4s.
  • Must be actively making creative work through a variety of media i.e. photography, painting, 3D, drawing, digital media.

Course content includes one unit at two credits, Portfolio Building.


You will require access to a laptop/computer and are expected to purchase basic art materials i.e. sketchbooks, portfolio case.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Evening

This course is delivered face-to-face on campus.

How long will my course last?

10 Weeks

Course cost: Fee waiver

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date



Your course fees will be covered by a fee waiver. If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information


Our Student Finance Advisers can advise you on all aspects of student funding. The support available depends upon your personal circumstances.

Please refer to our Fees and Funding section for more information.

Additional costs

Your course fees will be covered by a fee waiver. If you are not Ordinarily Resident in Scotland, you may need to pay course fees.

What can I do on completion of my course?

On successful completion of this course and depending on other qualifications and experience, you may progress on to:

  • University of the Arts London Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design 
  • University of the Arts London Level 3 Diploma in Art and Design
  • BA (Hons) Fine Art

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