National 4 Art and Design

The National 4 Art and Design Course involves:

  • Producing and Expressive Art unit with either a Portraiture, Landscape or Still life theme
  • Producing a Design unit with either a Graphic design, Product Design or Jewellery/Fashion theme
  • Producing written work on 2 Artists and 2 Designers exploring their background and work.

All work is assessed within the department at the end of the year.

All skills and learning lead towards the National 5 Art and Design course.

Possible careers after studying Art and Design include:



Digital Artist

Freelance Artist




Events Management

Theatre Design


Click here for other careers in Art and Design

SQA Subject Page for National 4 Art and Design

Visit our Art Department Website for updates and reports on recent goings on by clicking here 

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