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UAL Art, Design and Media Diploma

If you want to begin your creative journey, but you don’t have any formal qualifications in art or design yet, then this is the perfect course for you. It’s where you’ll get a taste of the creative industry, getting you ready to move on to one of our many advanced courses in art, design, and media.

You’ll be introduced to a range or art and design projects, developing your talents for painting, drawing, photography, digital design, and 3D. You’ll be working in professional studios, using the same equipment and material that you would find out in the industry.

Finding your creative voice and how to express it is a big part of your journey with the College, and you’ll be participating in exhibitions, projects, and competitions, helping you develop a varied portfolio of work and grow as a creative professional.

This is an introductory course designed to give you a taste of many artistic disciplines, helping you find your feet and experiment with different creative techniques.

It’s perfect for people who want a career in the creative industries but haven’t had any formal training. We’ll help shape your passion for the arts, help you understand the industry, and prepare you for progression onto your next course.

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What will I learn?

“There are so many different aspects to the course which you learn about such as movies, animations and games. You have access to lots of industry standard equipment including macs, graphic tablets a whole range of cameras and microphones. The tutors dedicate a lot of time helping you find your creativity and the best way to express it.”Thomas Rainey

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

Level 1 Art, Design and Media Certificate

Level 2UAL Fashion Diploma

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We offer a supportive learning environment for all students including free or discounted travel options, financial support, an exclusive Job Shop service enabling you to find part time jobs while you study, personalised learning programmes and careers advice.