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Art, Design & Media at Calderdale College
Watch the video to see why you should study at Calderdale College and find out where one of our Art, Design & Media courses could take you.
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Which level is best for you?
Calderdale College has a set of standard entry requirements. Apply for the course you want to study and we will help you get there.
There are a lot of courses available – work focused, practical and academic so it is important to think about the future and whether you want to proceed to university, move onto another course or get a job. We offer BTECs, Apprenticeships, T Levels, NVQs, VRQs, Degree Level Courses and more.
If you’re still not sure, don’t worry, just speak to a member of our advice and guidance team who will advise you.
Have an interest in pursuing an area of Art, Design or Media as a profession? Think fashion designer, graphic designer, interior designer, artist, photographer or animator.
Ready to work hard to develop your creative skills, with the support of your tutors?
Interested in all things creative?
Want to explore all specialisms; you’ll study everything from painting to sculpture to printmaking and ceramic.
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Why study Art, Design & Media
We’ve got courses that give you a taste of different specialisms, perfect for discovering where your real talents lie.
You’ll enjoy our modern facilities and the chance to learn in the classroom, the studio and during exciting work placements.
You’ll enjoy field trips and learning from experts with real industry experience.
You’ll be supported to make your passions a career reality, by tutors who’ve done the same. We can help you develop a portfolio of art, media and design-related work for entry to Higher Education.
What careers could
our courses lead to?
*Figures are based on typical salaries in that job role from payscale.com/research/UK/Job
Up to £31K
Up to £32K
Up to £44K
Up to £33K
Up to £40K
Whether you choose to study Art & Design, Creative Media, or Film & Photography, you will study a range of units within your chosen course. There’s something for everyone!
Some example modules include
- Material techniques and processes
- Studio and location photography
- Realising art and design ideas
- Media make-up / character design
Each individual course page contains information on the modules of study, but if you have any questions we are on hand to help.
Contact our Advice and Guidance team on 01422 399267 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Perfectly designed courses for joining a sector that supports more than 100,000 jobs nationwide.
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Be the best you...
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Art, Design & Media Lewis Hargreaves created a digital speed painting on his course.
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Here at Calderdale College we’ve invested in fantastic facilities. Don’t just take our word for it, explore on the interactive map below.
Calderdale College Campus
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Percival Whitley Centre
- Digital Skills & Media
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- Multi Faith Room
- 14-16 Suite
- Students Union
- Learning Centre
- Cuisine 1893
- Enrolment Suite
- Learner Services
- Trade Academy
- Sports & Fitness
- Animal Care
- Learning Centre
- Outdoor Pitches
Get your fresh Starbucks at our Inspire Café
Located in the Inspire Centre, our Inspire Café sells Starbucks beverages plus a range of sandwiches and snacks. It is open to students, staff and visitors to the Inspire Centre.
Where to find us
The Inspire Café can be found in the Inspire Centre, at our campus on Francis Street, Halifax.
Food and drink available
Within the café you can find a range of sandwiches, paninis, cold drinks and Starbucks beverages, plus a range of other snacks.
We offer an Inspire Café loyalty card, for every Starbucks drink you purchase you will be given a stamp and once you have collected 8 stamps you will get a free drink on us!