The National 5 Art and Design Course enables learners to plan, develop, produce and present creative art and design work, and to develop their critical understanding of a range of art and design practice. The Course also enables learners to understand the impact of external factors on artists and designers and their works.
The Higher Art and Design Course enables learners to communicate personal thoughts, feelings and ideas through the creative use of art and design materials, techniques and/or technology.
Learners analyse a range of art and design practice and critically reflect on the impact of external factors on artists, designers and their work. They plan, develop, produce and present creative art and design work, develop personal creativity, and use problem solving, critical thinking and reflective practice skills.
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The Advanced Higher course consists of one mandatory unit: either Expressive enquiry or Design enquiry, and one optional unit: either Expressive Study or Design study. Within and across these elements, candidates develop knowledge, understanding and appreciation and are involved in creative and aesthetic activities associated with art and design practice. These activities are experienced across a range of cultural, social and historical contexts which enable candidates to explore personal interests and develop technological skills.