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Art, Design & Digital Media...

Full-Time Study Programmes

Get into career mode with Art, Design & Digital Media

Can you see yourself as a future young Creative?

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


With creative industries accounting for over 2 million jobs in the UK every year, make a splash of your own in this exciting industry with a qualification in Art, Design & Digital Media and choose a career as a:


• Architect
• Art Therapist
• Ceramicist
• Illustrator/Animator
• Graphic Designer
• Fashion Designer
• Interior Designer
• Photographer
• Special Effects Technician
• Tattooist/Body Artist


Become a future Creative Director by joining the University of Bolton's EXCEED Programme, where you'll have the opportunity to access modern facilities such as special-effects studios, games and visual effects labs, photography studios and more. Take exciting masterclasses from industry experts and progress to one of the University's Art, Design & Fine Art programmes, leading to a host of exciting careers.


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Why choose Bolton College?

• We'll reward your achievements, with trips to The Anderton Centre, the University’s outdoor pursuits centre,   and so much more. You’ll also have the opportunity to apply for the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award.

• Enjoy masterclasses from industry experts & explore a range of creative areas in top facilities through
 the University of Bolton's EXCEED Programme.


• Put your creativity to the test by taking part in competitions such as the 'ReCLAIM, ReUSE, ReWORK' exhibition, Greater Manchester Skills Group competition and 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.


• Work experience opportunities are available for students with graphic design companies, plus more.


• We also have a wide range of events throughout the year, including showcases, enterprise activities and cultural celebrations.