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 2 Diploma in Creative Media, Production & Technology
    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
  • BA Hons Visual Communication through Digital Media
    VENUE: UCM

Part Time

  • Level 2 Award Drawing
    ENTRY: 1 GCSE Art A*-C plus 3 GCSE A*-G
    DURATION: 1 year, starts 5th Nov 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 Award Photography
    ENTRY: 1 GCSE Art A*-C plus 3 GCSE A*-G
    DURATION: 20 weeks, starts 7th Nov 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 Award / Certificate in Creative Craft
    DURATION: Award - 24 weeks / Certificate - 36 weeks, starts 6th Nov 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 Award Printmaking
    DURATION: 20 weeks, starts 7th Nov 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 2 Certificate in Creative Media (Interactive Media)
    ENTRY: These qualifications are designed for learners who wish to develop advanced technical skills and knowledge in Creative Media and specialise in Interactive Media. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for these qualifications.
    DURATION: 33 weeks, starts 5th Nov 2018
    VENUE: UCM
  • Level 3 Certificate in Creative Crafts
    ENTRY: There are no specific entry requirements but it is recommended that you have achieved a Level 2 qualification.
    DURATION: 30 weeks, starts 6th Nov 2018
    VENUE: UCM

Full or Part Time

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