Art & Design

The creative arts sector is very competitive and it will take a lot of drive and determination to succeed in this industry. It is made up of lots of small companies and self-employment is common so it is ideal if you have an entrepreneurial flair.


Art & Design

Why study art & design at New College Durham?

Our art and design courses are a great stepping stone to a career in the creative industry.

Art & Design

Our art & design programmes

Our students have access to specialist facilities to prepare them for a career in this sector.

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What jobs can you do in art & design?

There are many roles available which require drive and determination.

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Our art & design students get the best experience

Find out about the exciting activities our art & design students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.


Meet our students

Our Art & Design students have gone on to do great things.

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Our links with employers and industry

We have strong links with employers in the region, our students are involved in high profile events in the arts calendar.

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Take a tour around our Art & Design facilities

Our students have access to spacious Art rooms, studio spaces, print rooms, Mac suites, and specialist equipment.