If you’re interested in design, fine arts, photography or media, studying here will open up a world of creativity and knowledge, enabling you to become part of a diverse community of students.
If you have the determination, enthusiasm and creativity, we can help you develop your professional ambitions, across disciplines such as web design, painting, film-making, illustration, graphic design and sculpture.
The creative sector continues as a key driver to the local and national economy, contributing richly and fundamentally to cultural identities, so with our help, you could be on your way to a successful career within one of the most rapidly growing sectors. The creative economy also contributes to the overall well-being of communities, individual self-esteem and quality of life.
We offer professional facilities including art studios and digital editing suites, industry standard software, expert staff and professional networks. We will provide clear pathways to becoming a creative professional – through multiple community collaborations, work placements, professional practice and extra-curricular opportunities with a variety of local and national industry partners.
The Volpa Creative Design Scholarship provides assistance to a visual communications applicant.
Contemporary Art Practice student, Anne-Marie, shares her story of why it’s never too late to follow your dreams and go back to studying.
We caught up with Deirdre Bennett, Creative Industries Lecturer, after a recent department trip to Amsterdam with some Creative Industries students.