Dream of acting in films or on a West End stage? This highly practical course shows you how to make that dream a reality. You’ll learn what it takes to be a creative artist. You’ll try your hand at everything from classical acting to devising contemporary performance pieces. And you’ll build a range of essential skills along the way focusing on voice, movement and singing.
Animation is everywhere, from the classic Disney fairytale to the quirky Aardman comedy and the dynamic Pixar blockbuster. Animation is everywhere, but it starts right here with traditional 2D animation drawing, where fundamental skills of drawing and painting underpin the development of animation production in all its forms: hand-drawn, stop-motion and CGI.
Architecture shapes the world we live in. This course gives you the skills to create challenging and innovative places. Through a process of making and thinking you’ll come to understand works of architecture as places that house our lives and challenge our expectations.
This course is accredited by ARB and RIBA and offers ARB/RIBA Part 1.
Events don’t just happen. Art exhibitions, theatrical productions, music gigs and fashion shows need skillful, creative people to make them a reality. In this course you’ll develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to put on successful events. We’ll help you develop as a successful arts manager, able to work at the forefront of the arts and creative industries.
Whether it’s socially concerned documentary or dramatic contemporary fashion imagery, commercial photography has the ability to communicate it’s message. On this course we aim to produce the next generation of visually expressive, fashion, documentary, editorial, portrait and advertising photographers.
The fashion industry is constantly looking for innovative thinkers and technically gifted graduates. This creative and practical course gives you the skills you need in the competitive world of fashion. You’ll learn to create, construct and make garments to industry standards using advanced technologies.
You are what you wear has never been truer. This dynamic course has been designed to deliver the needs of 21st century fashion. You’ll be encouraged to question existing practices, to seek innovative design solutions and to establish a personal “design philosophy”. The global fashion industry depends on individuals who want to make a real difference through their work.
Creating any sort of film depends on a team of technically gifted individuals working together. This course gives you practical experience of the many aspects of filmmaking, both live action drama productions and documentaries. You’ll learn the skills needed to take on key creative and production roles in mainstream film production.
From unmade beds to super-realist oil paintings, contemporary art covers a boundless diversity of styles. We reflect this in open approach. You’ll explore materials, media and processes. You’ll debate your work. You’ll bring together ideas, processes and theory to develop your own position. And you’ll have the opportunity to reach audiences, to contribute to the changing world of visual arts and to define its future.
Graphic design is about communicating to inform, educate, entertain, and persuade. However, there’s no ‘right answer’ and you’ll find self-expression plays an important role. As well as developing creative design strategies, we encourage you to bring your own experiences and interests to your work.
Illustration is a way of seeing and understanding the world. It connects and communicates to a wide variety of audiences using a broad range of platforms. On this course you’ll discover the potential for illustration to be a ‘wild frontier’. You’ll explore the exciting synergy created by the blurring of boundaries between contemporary disciplines. You’ll challenge and interrogate preconceptions.
Interior architects play a vital role in improving the spaces we live, work and play in. On this exciting and challenging course you’ll look at how people use those spaces and explore alternative solutions to contemporary design problems. Working in a lively studio environment, you’ll use creative and practical skills to progress from project concept to project presentation.
Spectacular make-up and dramatic special effects can transform a production. This course gives you the skills needed to play a key creative role in performance, fashion, film and television. The make-up artist is an important member of any production team and you’ll work with students studying acting, film production, costume and fashion to create ‘live’ collaborative projects.
This innovative course is a European leader in its field. You’ll find it challenging but also rewarding and fun. You’ll develop your technical and aesthetic abilities using a wide variety of processes and materials to answer challenging briefs.
Some of the world’s leading photographers started their careers at University. Like them you’ll learn to explore the place of contemporary photography in our culture. As well as looking at the historical and critical approaches to photography, we believe it’s vital you learn to express your individual creativity and achieve your personal ambitions.
From fashion to interiors, from soft materials to hard, textile design is a fascinating and richly creative world. On this course you’ll enjoy a broad reaching creative study of the discipline and its applications including: surface print, stitch embellishment, dyeing and mixed media construction.
From the icons on your smartphone to the signs in an airport, from the logo on a cola to the type on your favourite magazine, visual communications play a powerful part in shaping your choices. This course gives you hands on experience of creative businesses and helps you develop the imagination and skills to work in a vibrant and exciting industry.