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Art and Design
Art and Design at Bournemouth & Poole College

Aspiring artist, designer or photographer?

Now is the perfect time to seize your opportunity.

Check out our Art and Design courses!


In 2016 the creative industries contributed over £90 billion* to the UK economy and grew by 45% between 2010 and 2016 – faster than any other sector! (Source: Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, 2018)

Fashion students showcase Tankfest 2014Based 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 they’re stuff so you’ll get lots of hints and tips about working in the sector.

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