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Art and Design

Art and Design


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 your knowledge and skills, finishing the year with end of year shows and exhibitions. You can explore the Art and Design department at BCoT further at

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Career Opportunities

As one of the fastest growing industry sectors, there is opportunity in many directions including:

• Graphic Designer
• Web Designer
• Ceramicist
• Photo Journalist
• Fashion Photographer
• Art Therapist
• Illustrator
• Jewellery Designer
• Games Designer
• Fine Artist


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 dedicated 3D studio, The Dairy, has a state-of-the-art laser cutter, metal workshop, glass kiln enamelling ovens, plaster room, casting area, vac form machines, pottery wheels and kilns, as well as general studio space.

We also have a life drawing studio, print room, dedicated fashion and textiles area, photography studio and dark room and Mac suites.

In partnership with AccessAble, you can find accessibility information about our art and design studios here.

Student Success

Our students go on to top universities and art schools including:

Birmingham City University, Fashion Design

Falmouth University, Fashion Photography

Kingston University, Illustration Animation; Fashion; Graphic Design; Product and Furniture Design

Manchester Metropolitan University, Graphic Design; Fashion Design and Technology - Sportswear

Nottingham Trent, Fine Art

Plymouth College of Art, Painting; Drawing and Printmaking

University College London (UCL), Architecture

University for the Creative Arts, Photography; Graphic Design; Glass, Ceramics, Jewellery and Metalwork

University of the Arts London, Fashion Sportswear

University of Southampton, Fine Art; Graphic Arts

BCoT’s facilities are way better than other local colleges, they have such a wider range of equipment.
Sian Bennett
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