Join us online for the FSC Virtual Open Event to explore everything the Future Skills Centre (FSC) has to offer.
Whatever your passion, our diverse art and design courses are an exciting opportunity for you to build an impressive artistic portfolio. With unrivalled facilities and expert, passionate staff, you will build up your knowledge and skills and showcase your work at our end of year exhibition.
You can also explore the art and design department at BCoT further at artstudiosbcot.co.uk.
Our Art and Design students virtual end of year exhibition is now live, click here to see what our students from across art, design, media and games have been working on this term.
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• Art Therapist• Ceramicist• Fashion Photographer• Fine Artist• Games Designer• Graphic Designer• Illustrator• Interior Designer• Jewellery Designer• Photo Journalist• Web Designer
Our impressive art and design studios and facilities are unrivalled in the local area. Past students even return to use them while at university thanks to the high quality and diverse nature of the equipment and spaces we have. Our studios include a state-of-the-art 3D printer, laser cutter, metal workshop, glass kiln, enamelling ovens, plaster room, casting area, vacuum formers, pottery wheels and kilns, as well as general studio space. We also have a life drawing studio, a photography studio and dark room. The dedicated fashion and textiles area has knitting machines, looms, pattern cutting tables and sewing machines, and the print room houses heat presses, silk screen printing and dyeing facilities alongside etching, collagraph and other fine art printing opportunities.
In partnership with AccessAble, you can find accessibility information about our art and design studios here.
BCoT art and design students progressed to a number of universities including:
Arts University Bournemouth Graphic Design; Photography; Illustration
Bath Spa University Photography; Graphics
De Montfort University Design Crafts
Falmouth University, Photography
Greater Brighton Metropolitan College, Theatre Arts (Prop Making and Special Effects)
Kingston University, Fine Art; Fashion Design
Manchester Metropolitan University, Fine Art; Textile Design
Nottingham Trent, Fine Art; Costume Design
Oxford Brookes University, Interior Architecture
Plymouth University, Graphic Communications with Typography; Commercial Photography
University of Brighton, Interior Architecture; Photography; Textiles with Business Studies
University of Edinburgh, Animation; Fashion
University of the Arts London, Fashion Styling and Production; Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear
University of Westminster, Interior Architecture
Winchester School of Art, Fashion Design; Fine Art
You will be regularly introduced to employment opportunities in the creative industries via guest speakers and industry experts including professional photographers, illustrators, fashion and interior designers. This experience, alongside trips to places such as Venice, Berlin, Madrid and the art galleries in London gives you a rounded view of the opportunities available to you.
For the third year running BCoT students showcase art at the Willis Museum and Sainsbury Gallery.
Visit the Willis Museum to see an exciting new art exhibition from our Art and Design students.