Employability skills are integrated into the course and provide you with an awareness of the real-world context of the creative industries in general. You will be helped to develop a strategy for obtaining appropriate employment at the end of your course.
Professional practice will be emphasised as part of all learning, with a work-related learning unit that will especially help you to become more focused on managing your career. You will be helped with the preparation of a professional portfolio; including a CV and social media skills needed to promote yourself in a social-mediated art and design world.
Typical graduate destinations for Art and Design students include:
Various roles within art, design and creative industries – community artist, curator, picture editor, studio manager, arts management, arts consultancy, multi-media/web design, magazine and book publishing, public or community arts participation, museum and exhibition work, arts education, freelance creative practice and teaching.
Further study at Masters level (Level seven), for example, Fine Art, Art and Design, Visual Communication, Curating, Contemporary Art Practice, Art Education.
Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year