If you're looking for a creative course that offers plenty of room for creative expression and opportunities to build your portfolio, this one is for you...
This course covers painting, sculpture, textiles, fine art, photography, multi-media, graphic design and illustration, helping you to develop your skills across a broad range of techniques. You’ll choose one to specialise in for your final major project, build a portfolio of work for progression to higher education or employment and showcase your creative ability in a final year exhibition.
All students on the course are offered the opportunity to work with industry and take on commercial commission work.
The creative industries department is highly commended for our industrial links and partnerships. We're industry-focused and have partnerships with a range of creative businesses and organisations. These links provide great opportunities, including placements and real-world project briefs.
You’ll complete work experience and commercial briefs with our creative business partners and have the opportunity to have your work exhibited at the Sage and Baltic - two nationally prestigious venues in Gateshead.
The course also acts as a pathway into Higher Education with the Extended Diploma being equivalent to three A levels. You can achieve up to 168 UCAS points on completion of this course