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Art and Design

Spark your creativity in an environment that encourages and supports your talent development. Our strong partnerships with the creative sector in Bristol means we deliver dynamic courses at inspirational city-centre venues with extensive input from professional and industry specialists.

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  • Icon for achievement94% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduation according to the HESA survey 2016.
  • Student satisfaction icon95% student satisfaction rate for Art and Design in the latest National Student Survey, published August 2016.
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City Campus - A creative powerhouse

Be inspired by the creative culture of the city, and be free to express yourself in an environment where you will live and breathe art, design, filmmaking, music and more. Develop your ideas with real-life opportunities and work alongside industry professionals to help fuel and inspire the City's continued cultural impact.

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    Creative partnerships

    Well-established links and partnerships with some of the South West's top cultural and creative organisations means you can be sure that your studies are setting you up to succeed in your career. Partners include:

    • Arnolfini
    • Spike Island
    • Watershed
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    Hands-on learning

    At UWE Bristol you’ll get the chance to collaborate on live projects with real-world impact.

    Enhance your skills and develop professional networks through exciting placements and opportunities, live projects and a final year showcase of your work.

     

Professional development

View our professional short courses in Creative Industries.

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