Creative Industries

Creative Industries


The creative industries ranging from advertising, fashion, games, music, performing arts, architecture, film and media is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the UK.

The sector employs more than 2 million people across the country and generates more than £70bn a year. The games industry is one of the fastest growing sectors to enter and the North East is one of the UK's major places for games development. 

For more information come along to an Enrolment Event.


Creative Industries Courses

We offer beginner (Level 1), intermediate (Level 2) and advanced (Level 3) courses in

Art and Design
Music and Performing Arts
Games Design


Amazing Facilities

You will have access to our dedicated facilities which include:

  • 200 seat performance theatre.
  • Specialist art and design studios. 
  • Sound proof music rehearsal and recording studies.
  • You'll undertake some of your studies in the professional venues of our partners.


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Our Employment Edge

Our partnerships with top creative employers means you'll study at and network with professionals at some of the best venues in the North East;

  • Sage Gateshead
  • Live Theatre
  • Northern Stage
  • Dance City
  • Metro Radio
  • Baltic

We're the only college in the region to be part of the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural. 


Ofsted Outstanding

We’ve just been named the best college in the North East, the third best in the whole country and been awarded Outstanding by Ofsted.  

Why? Because we put everything we’ve got into making sure our students succeed. 


We’ve teamed up with some of the best known creative organisations in the region to offer a range of creative courses designed to get you into work, develop valuable contacts or secure a place at university.

Our partners include Sage Gateshead, Dance City and Metro Radio.

For more information and to enrol come along to an Enrolment Event.