Art and Design

Students in art classroom at Bournemouth & Poole College

Now is the perfect time to seize your opportunity.

The UK creative industries generate more than £100bn a year to the UK economy and employ more than 2 million people!* With an expected job growth of 6.2% locally, there is no better place to study art and design!**

Based at the North Light Centre, our full-equipped studios offer industry standard computer hardware and software, excellent printmaking facilities, a photography studio with digital darkroom, a fashion and textiles workshop and fine art studio, and traditional wet photographic processing facilities.

You’ll be taught by lecturers who are art and design practitioners, with experience in the creative industries. They really know their stuff, so you’ll get lots of hints and tips about working in the sector.

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** (Source: Emsi Bournemouth and Poole)

Aspiring artist, designer or photographer?