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Art & Design Courses in Manchester UK

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The Manchester College:
The Manchester College came into existence on 1st August 2008, following the merger of City College Manchester and Manchester College of Arts and Technology (MANCAT). We are renowned for the range, flexibility and availability of the courses we offer, with more than 600 courses at all levels, from basic skills to higher education. We offer certificate, diploma and foundation degree courses in various fields of art and design, including interior design, graphic design, animation, photography, interactive media, video production and fashion industry courses. We also provide training in performing arts with focus on drama, music, acting and musical theatre.

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The Manchester College offers adults (aged 19+) a large number of courses that can improve their chances of employment, can lead to promotion in their current job and or help them change direction. Tuition fees for some courses can be waived depending on previous experience and qualifications. 

Art & Design courses offered include:

Foundation Degree Courses including:

- Contemporary Theatre Practice
This programme aims to give individuals the confidence, motivation and skills to produce high quality and innovative performance work and to act as agents of change and development in the industry. Based in the thriving cultural diversity of Manchester, students develop their critical awareness of the position and function of the performing arts in our society, in addition to professional and business skills. The programme is suitable for those with drama performance skills and a desire for a career in the performing arts, entertainment and cultural industries. Students on this programme create a small-scale theatre company to support their learning process, which also provides excellent opportunities to gain essential marketing and business skills.

- Jewellery and Applied Arts
This course is aimed at individuals who are interested in designing and producing 3D items, such Photo of Art & Design Courses in Manchester UKas jewellery and related accessories, in a number of modern and traditional materials. It is a practical workshop-based course with a strong design element.

- Animation
This course is designed to provide budding animators and designers with the skills and experience needed to develop a successful career in the competitive field of animation. It deals with a wide range of contemporary media platforms and formats and is taught by tutors with current and relevant industry experience.

- Photography & Digital Imaging
This course is based exclusively on digital imaging technologies and is designed for individuals who have an interest in investigating digital media from a photographic standpoint. Emphasis is placed upon the development of professional working practices, complementing students' evolving skills as photographers.

- Digital Graphic Design
While this course involves elements of traditional art and design, students also develop software knowledge and application skills using the latest technology. Focus is placed on the development of significant skills coupled with highly creative conceptual design solutions. Subjects covered include: - Ideas development - Digital graphics - Business skills at work - Packaging - Copyright and digital asset management - Art and design applications - Design practices - Creative influences - Advertising

- Video Production and Post-Production
This course provides students with a sound foundation for a range of careers in the video production and post Image of Art & Design Courses in Manchester UKproduction industry, whilst developing the personal and attitudinal skills essential for success in working and further academic life. Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities and the latest industry software to develop and demonstrate production skills. This course is also a progression route for students who have taken National Diplomas in E-media, Film, TV Production, and Multimedia.

- Fashion and Clothing Technology
This course has been designed and developed in partnership with industry leaders to equip students with the practical skills and knowledge employers need for a range of professional careers related to the fashion and textiles industries. Students will also develop the personal skills and attitudes essential for success in working and academic life.

Diploma Courses including:

- Interior Design - National Diploma Level 3 (Edexcel)
- Performing Arts (Music, Dance, Acting, Musical Theatre) - National Diploma Level 3 (Edexcel)
- Working in the Fashion Industry - National Diploma Level 3 (Edexcel)
- Interactive Media - HNC
- Photography
& much more....

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Arts University Bournemouth
Courses / Programs
• Study for 1, 2 or 3 semesters at the UK’s No. 1 arts university!

• Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is a leading university specialising in arts, performance, design, and media education. Easily accessible less than 2 hours south of London by train, AUB provides study abroad BA (Hons) courses for international students and professionals who wish to spend time abroad in pursuit of careers in creative arts, graphic design, interior design, textiles, fashion, makeup, animation, visual communication, event management, architecture, dance, acting, film production, photography, & more.

• Our short study abroad courses are designed for students who want to spend time learning in the UK, developing their creative skills and perhaps gaining credits towards their university degree, but do not necessarily want to spend as much as 2-3 years studying in the UK.

• Students are fully integrated with our full-time BA (Hons) degree students, and these courses can be taken for 1 term, 2 terms, or 3 terms.

• If you can't find the exact course you want, we can design a course tailored to your individual needs. You can join several groups of students on a range of different courses and also receive one-to-one tuition.

• We also provide summer study abroad programs

"The facilities that the Arts University Bournemouth has to offer are absolutely amazing. First off, the library was one of the most resourceful places I have come across in my entire stay there."
- Orlando, USA, Animation Production
1, 2 or 3 semesters on the following degree courses:

• Acting, Animation Production, Architecture, Photography, Costume with Performance Design, Creative Events Management, Fashion Studies, Film Production, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Visual Communication, Visual Effects Design & Production, Illustration, Interior Architecture & Design, MakeUp for Media & Performance, Textiles, Modelmaking, Dance.

Further Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Art, Design & Media (2 terms)
• Preparation for Masters (1 or 2 terms)
London Art Portfolio
Courses / Programs
• London Art Portfolio is located in Central London, just south of Tower Bridge in Southwark.

• We provide successful Art and Design portfolio preparation, foundation programmes, short courses, evening classes & private tuition for UK and internationals students in a range of fields of fine art and design at all study levels.

• We help to prepare you for University applications, professional interviews or your personal development!

• Prepare for entry to a Masters, Bachelor Degree, Foundation Diploma or Pre-Degree level course in Art and Design.

• We ensure successful placements at all levels, including onto University of the Arts London, UCA & many other renowned art colleges & universities in the UK, USA & other locations around the world.

• London Art Portfolio is run by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist with many years of experience in preparing art and design portfolios for degree applications, organising exhibitions and preparing students for interviews.

• Julia has great success in placing students onto the right course, at the right level, at any stage in your career. 

Student Reviews:
"Central Saint Martins has offered me a place on Foundation Pathway: Graphic Design. I'm so happy! Thank you so much for your guidance and all heart that you put in to help me out."
- Aleksandra, Poland

"At the end of the course, I had an interview at the London College of Fashion and was accepted! It was a great victory & I owe a lot to London Art Portfolio! Thank you very much!"
- Paola, Italy
Art & Design Portfolio Courses / 1-to-1 Tutoring:

• Fine Art
• Fashion Design
• Textiles
• Graphic Design
• Photography
• 3D Design / Architecture

Year-round & Summer Courses:
• Portfolio Prep Courses: 24, 18, 12, 6 or 4 weeks
• 1-2 week Enrichment Course in Drawing or Model Making
• Summer Portfolio School- adults & teens
• Digital Portfolio Prep
• Foundation Course in Art and Design- 24 weeks
• One-One Studio Tutorial Support
• One-One Online Tuition
• Short Courses - Half Term, Holiday & Evening classes
• Corporate Workshops & Team Building
Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
Courses / Programs
Chelsea College of Art & Design is located in Millbank, in Central London, in the City of Westminster. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree progams in subjects including Interior Design, Textile Design, Graphic Design and Fine Arts among many others. Situated in an inspiring location alongside Tate Britain, you will be studying at the centre of one of the world's great cultural capitals.

At Chelsea you can study from Foundation level right up to PhD and be part of an exhilarating community based in a long history of world class teaching and educational practices.

You will discover, through Chelsea's workshop and library facilities, an environment that supports high levels of experimentation and multi-visual research. Chelsea's unique combination of resources, are designed to prepare you for a world in which artists and designers increasingly work across all media. These resources are connected to each course so as to maximize opportunities for collaboration and exchange across all disciplines and boundaries.
- BA Honours Fine Art
- BA Honours Graphic Design Communication
- BA Honours Textile Design
- Foundation Degree (FdA) Interior Design
- BA Honours Interior and Spatial Design
- Graduate Diploma in Interior Design
- MA Critical Writing and Curatorial Practice
- Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art
- MA Fine Art
- MA Graphic Design Communication
- MA Interior and Spatial Design
- MA Textile Design
London Jewellery School
Courses / Programs
London Jewellery School (LJS) is the UK's largest independent jewellery training centre based in London's famous jewellery quarter, Hatton Garden, near Holborn in the borough of Camden. With over 100 classes to choose from, more than 30 world-class jewellery tutors and three fully-equipped jewellery studios there is something at LJS for everyone.

Our motto is that 'everyone can make jewellery' which we truly believe and our classes are suitable for all ages and abilities from complete beginners through to professional jewellers. We run classes on weekdays, evenings and weekends to suit all timetables and prices start from just £42.

We also run very popular jewellery parties for both adults and children and work closely with the local councils to deliver jewellery classes in schools and libraries in and around London.
Day Courses:

Silver Jewellery
Metal Clay
Beading
Polymer Clay
Chain Making
Wax Carving
Stone Setting
Enameling
Resin Jewellery
Perspex Jewellery
Fashion Jewellery
Catwalk Jewellery
Recycled Jewellery
Personalised Jewellery
Tiara Making
Pearl Masterclass
Gemstone Class
Wood Carved Jewellery
Jewellery Business
Jewellery Photography

Certificate Courses:

5 Day Business Intensive
5 Day Silver Jewellery Intensive
6 Day Techniques Intensive
Art Clay Certification Level 1
Art Clay Certification Level 2
The Carlton Institute
Courses / Programs
The Carlton Institute is the leader in accredited fast-track beauty and spa therapy training with locations in England, Scotland & Wales. Our locations include Exmouth; Devon; Windsor in Berkshire near London; Essex; Leicester in the East Midlands; Stockport, Greater Manchester; Durham in the North East of England; Cardiff and Glasgow. Since 1992, we have successfully trained over 15,000 therapists, salon owners, spa & salon managers from across the world with a focus on the UK and Ireland. We regularly provide CPD (Continuous Professional Development) for lecturers at full time further education colleges. All our modular courses lead to a diploma or recognised qualification for NVQ/IHBC/IIHHT.
- Beauty Therapy NVQ L2
- IHBC Beauty Specialist Diploma
- Nail Courses NVQ Level 2
- Massage NVQ Level 3
- Health & Safety
- Employment Law
& more ...
Jo Hamilton Interior Design Courses, London
Courses / Programs
Jo Hamilton is one of Britain's most sought-after independent interior designers, renowned for her flair in the use of colour and space. Her interior design courses - evening, weekend and day courses in central London - are aimed at everyone. Her courses are based on her belief that interior design can be made accessible to anyone - and that by understanding a few key design principles, even the least-confident and experienced can design interiors that work.
- One Day Interior Design Courses
- Two Day Interior Design Courses
- Private Interior Design Courses