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Art and Design Skills – Level 2

Level 2
1 year
Full Time
Middlehaven (Main Building)
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Course overview

This course is a broad introduction to art and design, developing skills such as art, design, photography, graphics, illustration, textiles and fashion. You will improve your practical skills, alongside your creative skills such as investigation, ideas generation, problem solving, teamworkand communication.

You will learn about artists and designers and use this knowledge to inspire your own work, as well as Personal Development, where you will investigate career opportunities and routes within the creative sector. There are no exams on this course, as all work undertaken is assignment based.

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Careers in Creative Arts

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Explore Creative Arts

As a creative arts student, you’ll benefit from Middlesbrough College’s great facilities and high quality equipment and materials. This includes a photography studio and darkroom, large Apple iMac suite, spacious workshops and print and textiles studio. Students get involved in a range of projects to develop their creative skills including fashion shows, designing posters for theatre performances and the end of year art show.

Not sure what career path is right for you? Take the career path assessment. 

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Visit Middlesbrough College

Come and visit us on one of our college open days, where you can find out more about our courses, check out our facilities and speak to current students and staff.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need to achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive support service and bursary scheme to help you through your studies. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone's throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.