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Whatever your passion, our diverse Art and Design courses are an exciting opportunity for you to build an impressive artistic portfolio. With unrivalled facilities and expert, passionate staff you will build your knowledge and skills, finishing the year with end of year shows and exhibitions.
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As one of the fastest growing industry sectors, there is opportunity in many directions including:
• Graphic Designer• Web Designer• Ceramicist• Photo Journalist• Fashion Photographer• Art Therapist• Illustrator• Jewellery Designer• Games Designer• Fine Artist
Our impressive art and design studios and facilities are unrivalled in the local area. Past students even return to use them while at university thanks to the high quality and diverse nature of the equipment and spaces we have. Our dedicated 3D studio, The Dairy, has a state-of-the-art laser cutter, metal workshop, glass kiln enamelling ovens, plaster room, casting area, vac form machines, pottery wheels and kilns, as well as general studio space.
We also have a life drawing studio, print room, dedicated fashion and textiles area, photography studio and dark room and Mac suites.
Our students go on to top universities and art schools including:
Birmingham City University, Fashion Design
Falmouth University, Fashion Photography
Kingston University, Illustration Animation; Fashion; Graphic Design; Product and Furniture Design
Manchester Metropolitan University, Graphic Design; Fashion Design and Technology - Sportswear
Nottingham Trent, Fine Art
Plymouth College of Art, Painting; Drawing and Printmaking
University College London (UCL), Architecture
University for the Creative Arts, Photography; Graphic Design; Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery and Metalwork
University of the Arts London, Fashion Sportswear
University of Southampton, Fine Art; Graphic Arts
You will be regularly exposed to the employment opportunities in the creative industries via guest speakers from Southampton Solent University, professional photographers, illustrators, fashion and interior designers.
This experience, alongside trips to places such as Venice, Berlin, Madrid and the art galleries in London gives you a rounded view of the opportunities available to you.