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  • Art, Graphics and Media at Yorkshire Coast College
  • Art, Graphics and Media at Yorkshire Coast College
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Art, Graphics and Media courses at Yorkshire Coast College

Art, Graphics and Media

If you have an artistic side you could find yourself as one of over 450 practising Artists and Designers who successfully work in our region.

Our Art and Design courses will put your talents to the test and turn your creative side into a career choice full of potential. You’ll learn in our great facilities and be taught by tutors with real industry experience. Our Art Department is packed full of specialist facilities including a photography studio, a print room for etching, silkscreen or relief printing and studios for ceramics, graphic design and fashion you will be truly spoilt for way to express your creativity.

Find out more about the potential degree and employment opportunities available to students who study Art & Design at Yorkshire Coast College below:


  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Fine Artist
  • Community Arts
  • Desktop Publisher
  • Textile Manufacturer
  • Fashion Design
  • Architecture


This programme will offer you the opportunity to work with a wide variety of art and design materials, techniques and skills.

You will explore different areas of the subject including; drawnig, fashion, painting, 3D design and sculpture, textile design, graphic design and computer aided design and building an art and design portfolio.

If you would like to join some of our previous alumni at top Art Schools such as; Goldsmith's, Chelsea, Wimbledon, Glasgow, Leeds, Edinburgh, Manchester and Newcastle this is the course for you. Our experienced lecturers, many of whom are practicing Artists and Designers with regional, national and international experience, will encourage you to explore the world of Art & Design in an intense and experimental way.


After successful completing the BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design learners can progress onto further study in the Higher Education sector, including graphic design, packaging, multimedia, film and video ,film and animation, fine art painting/sculpture/media, interior design, architecture, media and cultural studies. If you decide to stay with us we offer BA (Hons) Fine Art and BA (Hons) Historical and Performance Costume for Stage and Screen which will both fully prepare you for a career in these creative industries.
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Molly Hartley
Molly Hartley
Molly a former St Augustines School pupil studied Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art and Design; she received an award for Art and Design Student of the Year at the recent Brilliance Awards.

Molly said:
"I particularly enjoyed studying at the college as the staff and tutors are friendly, approachable and helpful. I have taken part in a number of exhibitions and it is really useful to see other peoples ideas. I like the fact you get to work with a range of different materials. My favourite part of the course was Graphic Design and I hope to go on and study this at degree level".

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