Broadstairs College - Art and Design
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Art and Design


Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

Develop your creativity into a broad range of art and design skills used across the creative industries.

Our Centre for Creative Industries has been specially designed so that you have access to the latest equipment, cutting-edge technology and specialist production spaces including art studio and photography darkroom.

Our Creative Industries department will help you get started in a branch of this exciting industry, be it in art, design or photography. Students will be taught by highly qualified lecturers, many of whom are practising artists. Art and Design at Broadstairs College will give you the chance to focus, develop and specialise in the area you are passionate about.


The Michael Wright Building is home to our £3.3m Centre for Creative Industries, boasting an amphitheatre, digital media suites and recording studios, with industry-standard kit and the latest technologies.

  • Purpose-built Art Studio
  • iMac Suite
  • Photography Darkroom
  • Photographic and Film Studio
  • Industry-standard Photography and Video Equipment

Careers in this industry include:

  • Artist
  • Photographer 
  • Illustrator 
  • Designer 

Career Prospects

Example: Artists

 Annual pay
£13,520 - £32,760
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 24% over the period to 2027, adding 12,215 jobs. In the same period, 71% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 36,420 job openings.

Role description

Artists create artistic works using appropriate techniques, materials and media; design artwork and illustrations; and restore damaged pieces of art.

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What's next?

If you are 16 to 18-years-old and want to explore your options then apply today.

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway.

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Broadstairs College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

01843 605040