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Creative & Design

  • Art & Design
  • Fashion Show
  • Fashion
  • Fashion
  • Creative Arts
  • Fashion


Art and Design Digital Exhibition 2020

Runway Digital 2020 Fashion Show on Instagram 

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Discover your creative potential and broaden your knowledge of art and design. Jobs in the creative industry are highly sought after, that’s why we want to equip you the best we possibly can through hands-on experience in outstanding facilities. Our links with industry leaders mean you work to real live briefs and we’ll push you to perform to your very best.

WHAT WILL I DO?

Our courses cover a wide range of creative and technical skills. Express yourself through illustration, drawing and painting, printmaking, photography, ceramics, 3D, costume and set design, graphic design and much more. You will get to go on trips including the V&A, Tate Modern and Tate Britain, Diesel headquarters, Museum of Brands, as well as local galleries and artist studios. You will also get to work on real live briefs with top brands Diesel and Debenhams.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Students progress to university courses both locally and nationally eg Illustration at Norwich University of the Arts; Film and TV Design at Nottingham Trent University; Games Art at UCA; Interior Design at University of Hertfordshire; Graphic Design at UAL Camberwell; Ceramics at UAL Central St Martins and Fashion at Middlesex University.

Art & Design (Fashion) Extended Diploma

Are you hoping to find a career in the world of fashion? This course has pathways in both fashion design and fashion styling/ promotion. The course covers all aspects of the fashion industry including design, illustration, pattern cutting and production, marketing, styling and promotion, business and retail, textiles, photography and more! This course is suitable for students looking to pursue a specialist career in the creative industries. It provides students with the necessary industry relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to access appropriate entry level roles, training programmes or apprenticeships in the creative sector.

Art & Design Level 2

A broad introduction to the study of art and design with the opportunity to produce experimental work in a range of subject areas – which covers painting, drawing, printmaking, textiles, ceramics, 3D design, and graphic design.

Art & Design Level 3

Are you looking to become an illustrator, graphic designer, interior designer, art teacher, fine artist, concept artist or one of the many other careers in art and design? Then this is the course for you! This course is suitable for those looking to pursue a specialist career in the creative industries. It provides you with the necessary industry relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to access appropriate entry level roles, training programmes or apprenticeships in the creative sector.

Creative Enterprise Professional Diploma

The UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise has been designed to provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to develop their careers as creative professionals. This qualification will provide students with an opportunity to cultivate their employability by developing their creative enterprise skills, expanding their industry contact base while developing their start-up projects and professional practice.

The objectives of this qualification are to give students the opportunity to:

  • Develop and demonstrate enterprise and entrepreneurial skills necessary to the creative industries
  • Develop and define their artistic ambitions and creative ideas
  • Build up their professional practice and independently initiate their creative projects
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 4 qualification

Games Design & Development Level 3

This is a full-time course over one year (Diploma) or two years (Extended Diploma). A range of assessment methods including assignments, presentations to industry professionals, coursework and live briefs. These will aim to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to specific creative activities in games art application and in the creation of your own professional portfolio. The dedicated professional lecturing team offer industry-standard training in a wide range of practical and theoretical areas to ensure you are well prepared for progression onto Level 3 or into industry. You will work in our dedicated Creative Industries Centre and have access to specialist equipment.

Photography Level 3 Extended Diploma

Are you looking for a career in photography? This course will prepare you for studio and location photography working in fashion, sport, travel, food, portraits, wedding, photo journalism, forensics, teaching, fine art and many other avenues of photography. You will experience both digital and traditional photography. This course is suitable for students looking to pursue a specialist career in the creative industries. It provides students with the necessary industry relevant skills, knowledge and understanding to access appropriate entry level roles, training programmes or apprenticeships in the creative sector.