Art & Design

Thought Art just took place in a studio?  Think again.


From computer games to graphic design, photography to fashion, right through to art therapy and advertising, Art can  be a breathtaking and awe-inspiring career. Creativity is a commodity in many industries – where inspiration and artistic expression meet commerce in a dynamic sector that offers a wealth of exciting career prospects. Our courses give you the opportunity to explore your abilities and create in collaboration with working agencies from around the region. We offer a diverse variety of subjects in a wide range of professional disciplines, from computer games development and graphic design to fine art and fashion.

A Lakes College art learner is photographed, with a black and white filter applied to the image
Around 1.7m people work in the creative industries in the UK logo
I chose the college because it offered the best course to suit my needs and the course provides me with all the relevant skills and knowledge needed to carve a successful career. I aim to become a self-employed portrait photographer and I'm very impressed with the resources that college has provided for me to benefit my learning.