Creative industries are thriving; nationally the sector has been growing at more than twice the rate of the wider economy in recent years and our region is fast emerging as a creative hub. Over 15,000 people are currently employed in the sector.

We offer a range of programmes in areas that include computer games development, music, dance, performance and entertainment, community theatre and musical theatre. They have been designed to give you the knowledge and practical skills you need to get a job in the industry.

Higher National Diploma qualifications are developed in partnership with employers, so you can be sure that the skills you are taught are those required in industry.

Delivered in partnership with the University of Sunderland, our top up degree programme in Contemporary Popular Music will ensure you are fully prepared for a role in the music industry.

As a founder college for the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills we are one of the country’s top places to study for a creative future.

You’ll study at our Baltic Campus which is conveniently located on Gateshead Quayside and within minutes of Newcastle city centre.