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Creative Arts

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

Creative arts students

Design a career in Creative Arts

If you dream of creating cutting edge art, interior design, photography or fashion garments, then the creative industries are the perfect career choice for you. You will have access to a range of facilities including three spacious workshops alongside a print and textiles studio, a large Apple iMac Suite and photography studio with darkroom. You will also get involved in a range of projects to develop your skills including fashion shows, designing posters for theatre performances and the end of year art show.

View the latest Labour Market Information by sector to see the average salary and projected job growth for your dream career!

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Why study with us?

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!

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

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

Students will be left feeling motivated and inspired thanks to regular trips to museums and exhibitions

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

Careers in Creative Arts

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Universities students have progressed onto

  • Northern School of Art
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of Leeds
  • Teesside University
  • University of Sunderland
  • Northumbria University
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