Creative arts

Study creative arts and prepare for a career in this exciting, creative industry.

Make the most of the opportunity to build a top-class portfolio in our inspiring workshops, supported by our specialist, industry-experienced teachers.

The creative industries sector is growing, with nearly 2 million people in the UK currently working in it. Around a third of them are freelancers or self-employed. In 2018/19, the industry grew by an extra 90,000 jobs.

The creative industries need people with a mix of technical and creative skills. It relies on people that know how to work as part of a team, but still have that independent mindset, which you’ll grow through setting your own challenges on your chosen programme.

Whatever your area of interest, you’ll be taught by industry-experienced practitioners in professional-level facilities.

Creative arts courses
Coming back to studying after a gap has been a confidence boost. It's been a brilliant experience just knowing that I can alter where my career path is going.”  Maya, Access to HE: Psychology

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