With us you own your creativity. By having a curriculum that’s flexible enough to allow you to experiment and decide on your own projects, you can be the creative you want to be.

Whether you’re an aspiring photographer or a bedroom coder, our courses will bring out the best in you, getting you ready for a successful career in the creative industries where the future is bright and jobs are booming. 

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  • You’ll get real-world skills and experience by working on live projects with our exclusive partners, which include Dance City, Sage Gateshead, Northern Stage, Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives, Metro Radio and Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art.
  • We promise you an outstanding education, delivered by our outstanding teachers. 
  • Our courses are future-proofed – you’ll leave us with an education that’s relevant and valuable to you and your future employers for years to come.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to fine-tune your interests and develop your confidence and capabilities in your chosen field of study.
  • We’ll invite experts from the field into college to deliver workshops, masterclasses and talks, keeping you up to speed with what’s going on in industry.
  • You’ll develop your skills using the very latest techniques and technologies used in industry.
  • We’ll give you the opportunity to experiment, be curious, make mistakes and self-reflect, without the pressure of impacting on your final grades.
  • Your qualification will be awarded by University of Arts London – a partnership of six of the best universities in the world, opening up doors to further education or employment in this vibrant and diverse sector.
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“The response we get when professionals see our students’ work is phenomenal. Our students are certainly teaching the creative industry a thing or two.” - Simon Underhill, Creative Industries Curriculum Manager

Creative Partnerships

Our exclusive partnerships with the region’s top creative employers means you’ll get to study and network with professionals at some of the best venues in the North East. Our partners include Dance City, Sage Gateshead, Northern Stage, Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives, Metro Radio and Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art. As part of our promise, alongside an outstanding education, we’ll give you opportunities to work on live projects in industry, ensuring you leave us with real world skills that make you stand out from the crowd.

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Our creative industries courses are accredited by University of Arts London – a partnership of six of the best arts universities in the world.

UAL designs and awards creative qualifications that enable you to reach your full potential. Assessment is rigorous and guided but you have the independence to create your own projects that fit within your chosen course curriculum. This way you get to develop your skills in your preferred area of interest.

We’ll give you the opportunity to experiment, be curious, make mistakes and self-reflect, without the pressure of impacting on your final grades.

You can find out more about UAL and its focus on self-directed learning here.