Art, Design & Media

Studying art, design, and media can lead to a range of exciting and creative careers, working digitally or with textiles, paint, 3D materials and more. The courses that we offer at UCM encompass a whole variety of disciplines as well as teaching you essential life skills. We will support your professional development in areas such as teamwork and communication.

Our specialist studios and workshops are a hub of creativity and innovation, and our enthusiastic and experienced team of staff can help students going on to further studies and into a broad range of careers in everything from fashion to graphic design. 

With the burgeoning creative industry sectors on the Island and throughout the world, there are many opportunities for creative thinkers, innovators and for digital applications than ever before.  Working in art and design does not just mean becoming an artist. In fact, there are plenty of opportunities to choose from in a broad range of disciplines.

The study programmes at UCM bring together students looking at exploring a range of creative disciplines, teaching them practical art and media skills. Whether you want to work with animation, textiles, paint, digital art, ceramics, sound, web design or printmaking, our FE and HE courses will give hands-on experience to get your career off to a great start.

Available courses

Full Time

  • Level 2 Award & Diploma in Art & Design
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design
    DURATION: 2 years
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media, Production & Technology
    DURATION: 2 years
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media, Production & Technology
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM

Part Time

  • Level 2 Award Drawing
    ENTRY: 1 GCSE Art A*-C plus 3 GCSE A*-G
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 Award Photography
    ENTRY: 1 GCSE Art A*-C plus 3 GCSE A*-G
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 Award Printmaking
    DURATION: 1 year
  • Taster - Interior Design - Bedroom & Bathroom
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM

Full or Part Time

  • Foundation in Art & Design - Level 4
    DURATION: 1 year
    VENUE: UCM

Leisure & Recreation

  • Art for the Heart
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Basic Art Skills
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Ceramics Advanced
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Ceramic Christmas Crafts
    DURATION: 2 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Ceramic Jewellery Workshop
    DURATION: 2 days
    VENUE: UCM
  • Christmas Needle Felting Day
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Creative Photography for All Abilities
    DURATION: 16 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Drawing & Painting for all Abilities
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: KENS
  • Drawing - The Formal Elements
    DURATION: 6 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Dressmaking Techniques for all Abilities
    DURATION: 18 Weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Extended Felt Making
    DURATION: 5 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Floral Art for Absolute Beginners
    DURATION: 4 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Floral Art for Improvers
    DURATION: 4 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Greenwood Sculpting & Bowl Carving
    DURATION: 9 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Introduction to Felt Making for all Abilities
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Introduction to Interior Design
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making
    DURATION: 10 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Jewellery Making Workshop
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Learn to Draw & Paint for Pleasure
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: SNLS
  • Mastering Photography
    DURATION: 10 weeks
    VENUE: CRHS
  • Model Engineering & Restoration
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: WKEN
  • Pottery & Ceramics
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Pottery & Ceramics Advanced
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Pottery & Ceramics for all Abilities
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Printmaking for Beginners & Improvers
    DURATION: 6 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Silver Bangle Jewellery Workshop
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Silver Jewellery: Ring Making Workshop
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Silver Jewellery: Stone Setting Workshop
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Sinamay Fascinator Workshop for Beginners
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Smoke Firing Pottery
    DURATION: 4 weeks
    VENUE: UCM
  • Spring Needle Felting Day
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM
  • Watercolour & Acrylic Painting
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: RYCC
  • Watercolour Landscape Painting for Beginners & Improvers
    DURATION: 18 weeks
    VENUE: CRHS and UCM
  • Wreaths & Things
    DURATION: 1 day
    VENUE: UCM