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 at Merit or Distinction PLUS grade D/3 or higher in Maths or English.
You should also have a good portfolio of work.
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.

General Information

The Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design are designed to provide an introduction to art and design. It has been developed to support students who would benefit from a more practical approach to learning, providing them with transferrable skills, knowledge and self-confidence to enable them to progress to further art and design education and employment within the creative industries.

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for school leavers and adults who would like a career in Art and Design and related subjects or who are progressing from level one courses.

Contact Details

Clare Anderson or John Lambert, telephone 01524 521423.
For information, advice and guidance or to apply please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521237 or 0800 306306

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
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