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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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Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts
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Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts (CSVPA) is the UK’s leading provider of Art & Design, Drama and Music pathway programmes. It is located in Cambridge City in the county of Cambridgeshire in south-east England, about 50 miles north east of London. It is part of the Cambridge Education Group, which has been helping UK and international students achieve their best for over 55 years.

CSVPA specialises in Art & Design, Drama and Music courses at Higher Education level, all run in our state of the art centre in the heart of Cambridge, open to students 12 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Art & Design Foundation Diploma is accredited by University of the Arts London Awarding Body, and students graduating from the course go on to a range of top Arts schools. In 2009, over 40% of our diploma graduates went on to UAL colleges for their degree. Other students choose to stay at CSVPA for BA Hons degrees in Fashion or Graphic Design & Illustration.

We also offer a RADA-approved one-year Drama Foundation. In 2010 graduates went on to RSAMD, Bristol Old Vic and East 15. And we have a one year Music Foundation for students aiming at a career either in performance or music production.
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The London School of Beauty & Make-up
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The London School of Beauty & Make-up is one of the largest private educational establishments in Britain, devoted exclusively to beauty therapy and make-up education. We offer unique educational programmes covering all aspects of beauty therapy including advanced courses such as; Laser, IPL and advanced holistic.

Our internationally renowned make-up courses are for those who dream to be professional high fashion make-up artists. Our Misson is to deliver industry-ready graduates through high quality, relevant, beauty & make-up education. 

LSBM London offers both full-time and part-week flexible courses, and students may choose either a complete beauty therapy course or an individual module. LSBM School is an “adult learning environment”, all of our students are 18+ and are interested in studying in a mature, professional manner. All LSBM beauty tutors have a minimum of 5 years of industry experience as therapists/salon managers, and all hold recognised state registered teaching qualifications.

Our professional make-up team all have over a decade’s worth of industry experience working internationally on fashion publications, catwalk shows and music videos, whilst also holding recognised teaching qualifications. Our in-house make-up lecturers are supported by current freelance make-up artists and hairstylists to provide students with most up to date industry techniques and trends.
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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."
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1, 2 or 3 semesters on the following degree courses:

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University of Westminster - Fashion Courses
Courses / Programs
The University of Westminster located in London, England offers a BA Fashion course. This degree course is famous for producing highly individual and creative fashion designers capable of working within all levels of the fashion industry. We offer a comprehensive design education at degree level for approximately 36 dedicated and ambitious individuals looking for a specialist career within the creative arena of the fashion design industry. Our students and graduates work as fashion designers, stylists, freelancers and creatives in London, Paris, New York and Milan.

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London Art Portfolio - Courses in UK & ONLINE Worldwide
Courses / Programs
• London Art Portfolio (LAP) provides art and design portfolio preparation courses to artists and designers of all levels - from beginners to advanced.

• Popular with UCAS and Foundation applicants for portfolio development support, we have a 100% success rate for student placement in top art schools and universities in London, throughout the UK, and worldwide.

• We offer foundation courses in art & design, day and evening courses year-round, as well as one-to-one tutorials tailored to your needs. Online classes are also available.

• Located in Wapping, the Borough of Tower Hamlets, East London close to Tower Bridge, LAP welcomes students from throughout the UK, as well as international students from around the world.

• London Art Portfolio was set up by Julia Dennis, a practicing artist who exhibits regularly in the UK and abroad.

• Julia has many years of experience in preparing art and design portfolios for all specialist areas for degree applications, organising exhibitions, and preparing students for interviews.

• Our courses attract a vibrant, diverse mix of creative students from all over the world, great for making new friends and fully enjoying London too!

Student Review:
"Thanks so much for your help Julia! Our sessions gave me that step up that I really needed to get my portfolio and statement together in the nick of time!

The focus, encouragement and ideas that came out of sessions together were invaluable."
- Amy - Otis College of Art and Design, MA Degree in Fine Art
Online Portfolio Preparation Courses in Art / Design.

Art & Design Portfolio Courses / Career Change / Private Tutoring in London UK:


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

Year-round & Summer Courses:
• Portfolio Preparation Courses: 24, 18, 12, 6, or 4 weeks
• Digital Portfolio Preparation
• Foundation Course in Art & Design
• 1 week Enrichment Course in Drawing or Model Making
• One-to-one Tutoring
• Art & Design Short / Evening Classes
• Art & Design Summer Courses (Adults & Teens)
• Corporate Workshops
• Private Online Tutoring (Adults & Teens)
Ashburton Cookery School
Courses / Programs
Ashburton Cookery School is based in Ashburton, a small town on the edge of Dartmoor in Devon in south-west England, and offers a fresh approach to cooking with exciting cookery classes that emphasise hands-on cookery training, top quality, local, organic produce and inspirational teaching. With over 40 courses to choose from across 4 skill levels, designed to suit beginners, as well as experienced cooks, our team of professional chef tutors will inspire you to cook with imagination, passion and enjoyment.

The Ashburton Cookery School offers the widest range of cookery courses in the UK. Whether your aim is to take your cookery skills to the next level, to cook for family and friends, or you want to learn to cook as a professional, you will find a cookery course to suit your needs at our cookery school.

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* Professional culinary diploma course for chefs: A unique 6 month, accredited course.