From the look and feel of our living spaces to the the layout of websites, art and design influences the way we view the world.

As a Middlesbrough College student, you will have access to an outstanding range of facilities including three large, spacious workshops overlooking the dock, an Apple Mac suite, a print studio, a textiles studio, a photography studio and dark room.

Career Choices

Artists have a variety of career options available to them in a number of fields, including design, photography and even teaching.

Career Progression Routes

Jobs that you could go on to following completion of one of our Creative Arts vocational courses, include:

Illustrator | Fine Artist | Photographer | Product Designer | Fashion Designer | Interior Designer



Teesside University - Fashion Enterprise Degree Interior Design Degree

Cleveland College of Art & Design - Fine Art Degree and Creative Photographic Practice Degree

Edinburgh University - Illustration Degree

Why study with us?

  1. Whether you dream of creating cutting edge art, photography or fashion; our range of creative industry courses can help you get where you want to be!
  2. Thanks to the outstanding range of facilities and equipment on offer at Middlesbrough College, students can expect to develop their skills and knowledge to a standard that will stand out in interviews
  3. Not keen on the thought of going to university? No problem! Alumni have stepped into the role of entrepreneur, designing and setting up their own businesses
  4. Students will be left feeling motivated and inspired thanks to regular trips to museums and exhibitions
  5. The majority of creative courses on offer involve a self-directed final major project, allowing learners to tailor their portfolio to suit their specific career ambitions
Lisa Caird Photography Middlesbrough College
Before enrolling I had basic skills in photography, but the course has helped me develop my own style, improve my confidence and given me an idea of what it would be like to pursue it as a career. We can also rent the equipment from our department if needed; something that really helps!
Success stories
Josh Kirton Art and Design Middlesbrough College
Middlesbrough College is a great place to be. I've made loads of new friends, learn in a fantastic learning environment and am exposed to plenty of exciting opportunities.
Success stories
Abi Saunders Fashion Middlesbrough College
I didn't know anything prior to starting the course, but thanks to the support from the teachers, I've managed to pick up so many skills, and so much knowledge in a short space of time. The teachers have all spent time in industry too so it's great to find out about their experiences!
Success stories