8. Objectives and academic structure

Studies leading to obtaining a Certificate of Higher Education (HNC) in Art and Design share a common aim:

a. To provide students with quality education that allows them to appreciate the importance of the arts as an artistic language and means of cultural expression, and develop their skills, becoming aware of the possibilities of professional development that all this implies.

b. To guarantee their professional qualification, according to the Certificates of Higher Education (HNC) in Art and Design for this professional family, enabling them to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to solve all problems arising in the course of their professional activity, and adapt to the evolution of technical processes and the artistic conceptions.

These studies also have the specific objective, as higher vocational training, of providing students with the necessary training to:

a. Plan and coordinate technical and artistic execution processes.

b. Design and produce works that have technical rigor and expressive sensitivity through the development of their artistic personality, their abilities and their artistic background.

c. Possess the scientific, technical and practical knowledge to enable them to carry out their work through technological, traditional and contemporary processes related to their professional artistic activity.

d. Develop their forms research capabilities with a multidisciplinary approach.

e. Understand the organization and characteristics of their professional field, as well as the basic mechanisms employability; know basic professional legislation and mechanisms for labour risk prevention.

Training in the school is organized into modules. The term “module” is considered equivalent to the term “theoretical subject”, “theoretical and practical subject” and “practical subject” as referred to in the RD 389/1992, of 15 April [BOE. 04/28/92], by which the minimum requirements for schools providing artistic education are established.