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Art and Design

Develop your creative skills and gain insight into a wide range of disciplines with one of our art and design courses.

We off er a range of one year courses to suit every artist, most with progression opportunities up to degree level available at our city centre campus.

You’ll be encouraged to progress your existing abilities and be pushed to try new and interesting techniques to develop your own unique style and career path.

On our art and design courses you will cover a wide range of art including printing, ceramics, metalwork, painting, textiles, and many more.

You will work in our creative and well-equipped workspaces alongside other students and specialist industry experienced staff who will be on hand to guide you as you refine your skills, you will also create a portfolio of your work to use as you progress towards your career ambitions.

Course Enrichment

You will have the opportunity for work experience both on campus and within the local thriving art community taking part in all kinds of different projects, from the design and creation of your own exhibition to community murals.

Career Opportunities

  • Architect
  • Art Editor
  • Art Gallery Curator
  • Ceramics Designer
  • Community Arts Worker
  • Conference & Exhibition Manager
  • Digital Marketer
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Fine Artist
  • Furniture Maker
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interior Designer
  • Jewellery Designer
  • Museum Curator
  • Product Designer
  • Prop Maker
  • Reprographic Assistant
  • Sign Writer
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • And Much More…

Creative Arts Courses for School Leavers


I’ve learnt new techniques in materials and colour, as well as how to develop my drawing skills. In the future I hope to become a tattoo artist.

Alisha Johnson Pre-Degree Foundation Art and Design