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Art, Design & Digital Media...

Full-Time Study Programmes

A Career in Art, Design & Digital Media

Are you a creative individual with a passion for art, photography, animation or graphic design?

We offer Art, Design & Digital Media training in an extensive range of creative areas to equip you with the skills you need to succeed in your chosen career. 

With creative industries being one of the fastest growing job sectors in the UK, you'll be able to choose a career in:

  • Architecture
  • Arts Therapy
  • Ceramics
  • Illustration/Animation
  • Graphic Designer
  • Fashion/Interior/Product Design
  • Photography

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Interested? View our Art & Design programmes below...

Why Bolton College?

  • At Bolton College, our Art, Design & Digital Media tutors have years of industry experience so they know exactly what you need to succeed in this area.
  • You'll get an exciting chance to put your creativity to the test in competitions such as; 'ReCLAIM, ReUSE, ReWORK', Greater Manchester Skills Group competition and take part in an end-of-year Arts Showcase. You'll work closely with the likes of The University of Bolton & Bolton Council and have the opportunity to exhibit your creations.
  • Be influenced by art world professionals and get inspired through art gallery and studio visits.
  • We have fantastic industry links with employers such as graphic design companies & external catering companies so that you can benefit from work placement. 
  • Our study programmes enable you to advance to an apprenticeship, a related job or higher education courses in Visual Arts & Media.

After completing one of our Art, Design & Media courses, you could progress to one of the many Art, Design & Fine Art programmes offered at the University of Bolton, leading to a host of exciting careers.

Student Success

Art and design bolton

Dagan Bateson
Art & Design Level 3

"At Level 3 we're able to specialise and focus on the aspects of the course that we're most interested in and want to pursue as a career in the future. I'd like to go to university next and then get a job in graphic design."

Hear what our students have to say