Art & DesignArt & Design

Choosing to study in the Art and Design department will give you access to fantastic industry standard facilities and you’ll be working with a team of specialist designers and artists as tutors. So, whether you think your future is as a photographer, film-maker, game or web designer, or you are interested in graphics, illustration, fine art, furniture or fashion, we can start you on that career pathway. Our students produce really creative work, which allows them to build exciting portfolios that demonstrate a wide set of skills. We encourage our students to be really ambitious about their future careers by applying to highly prestigious universities.

"The course offers individual many opportunities within a design capacity, and it gives you the chance to learn a range of new skills."

Holly Eva Rouse, Art & Design Level 3 Extended Diploma


Your future career could be..

Photographer   £14,000 - £50,000
Illustrator      £14,000 - £40,000
Graphic Designer   £16,000 - £50,000
Art Editor   £18,000 - £40,000
Interior Designer   £18,000 - £45,000
Fashion Designer   £20,000 - £80,000



What do I need to join?

4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including maths or English, OR a level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in maths or English. You will also be required to audition for this programme.

General Information

This course will introduce you to a range of theatre acting, dance and performance, and will
provide opportunities for you to study at a higher level. You should have an active interest in the performing arts and be willing to work creatively as a member of a team. The programme draws together acting, dance and vocal skills through theatre-based projects and performances. You will be required to audition for this course.

You are required to prepare and rehearse two monologues for your audition (one classical, one modern/contemporary) these must not exceed 3 minutes each and must be contrasting in both style and content. Additionally, you can also prepare and rehearse a vocal audition (of your choice) consisting of a verse and chorus.

Backing tracks for vocal auditions must be provided via USB, CD, or be readily available on a mobile device.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for school leavers and adults who would like a career in the performance, entertainment, music and dance industries or who are progressing from a relevant level 1 course.

Contact Details

Briony Featon or Mike Ferguson, Extension 457 or 280

Course Information Sheet

Download it here


Department News

Shelf Help Empowers Students

April 25, 2019

First year Level 3 Art and Design students worked closely with Lancashire libraries to help promote

Students Create Fitting Tribute to Fallen Soldiers

November 20, 2018

Level 3 Art and Design students recently transformed a local war memorial to commemor

LMC Hosts Annual Art Exhibition

August 13, 2018

We have recently hosted our annual End of Year Art, Design and Creative Digital Media exhibition, to

Art & Design Student to Sail the North Sea

June 26, 2018

Level 2 Art & Design student Joseph Keenan has been selected to take part in the Tall Ships Race.

Student Profiles

Holly Eva Rouse

July 23, 2018

Course taken: Art & Design Level 3 Extended Diploma

Mark Jenkins

June 29, 2017

Course taken: Art & Design Level 3

Seaneen Price

November 24, 2016

Course Taken:  Art and Design Level 2 & Art and Design Foundation

Chris Burns

October 19, 2016

School: Morecambe High School  Course taken at college: HNC Creative Media Production
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