Art and design for 16-19 year olds | Brighton MET

Study art and design at Brighton MET

Brighton MET is the place to study if you are interested in a career in the creative industries. The College's department of Visual Arts, is a vibrant, creative hub based in the heart of the North Laine area of Brighton.

There are opportunities to explore a wide range of specialist areas such as fashion, textiles, illustration, three dimensional design, graphic design, printmaking and fine art.

Through rich and diverse assignments you can expect to gain a broad experience in art and design. You will be set a range of projects that will challenge you to step out of your comfort zone. Projects are often focused on increasing employability and incorporate links to industry. Your study programme will be complimented by trips to exhibitions and museums in order to support and enhance your studies.

Throughout the year the department hosts a range of collaborative events such as exhibitions and live shows. As well as promoting a creative environment in which to work, there is an academic underpinning to all the courses that will help you develop the skills you will need for employment. There is a structured tutorial programme that supports you, and helps your transition into college and onto university, which includes regular Progress Reviews with your tutors.


Why choose Brighton MET?

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

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Available courses

  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Practice | Level 3
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Practice | Level 3

    This course will build your skills in a wide variety of subjects including drawing, photography, painting, printmaking, 3D, textiles, fashion, graphics, illustration and digital skills.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Art and Design | Level 2
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Art and Design | Level 2

    Art & design course covering drawing, photography, painting, printmaking, 3D, textiles, fashion, graphics, illustration and digital skills.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Fashion Design and Business | Level 3
    Art & Design | UAL Fashion Design and Business | Level 3

    Our UAL Level 3 Fashion Design and Business course has been created to equip you with the skills, knowledge and professional portfolio to develop your career in the fashion industry either as a freelance maker or designer, to study a fashion degree o...

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 36 weeks
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Art, Design and Media | Level 1
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Art, Design and Media | Level 1

    This course provides an introduction to art and design skills including drawing, photography, painting, printmaking, 3D, textiles, fashion, graphics, illustration and digital.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Art and Design | UAL Post-A-Level Foundation Diploma | Level 3/4
    Art and Design | UAL Post-A-Level Foundation Diploma | Level 3/4

    The Foundation Diploma is an exciting and fast-paced course which will enable you to build on your prior knowledge and skills, and to explore your creativity at a deeper level. You will create an impressive portfolio to assist your progression to uni...

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Creative Media | UAL Diploma in Art, Design & Media | Level 1
    Creative Media | UAL Diploma in Art, Design & Media | Level 1

    This course gives a thorough introduction to the creative industries using a range of practices, and supports you to move onto Level 2.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Creative Media Production and Technology | UAL Level 3 Diploma
    Creative Media Production and Technology | UAL Level 3 Diploma

    The UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media will provide you with an exciting opportunity to develop the technical and creative skills and knowledge required to progress onto degree level study or employment in the media sector.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Brighton
    Film & Broadcast | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3
    Film & Broadcast | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3

    Develop skills and knowledge aligned to industry practices. You will learn through practical projects using professional cameras and editing facilities.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year +
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  • Brighton
    Games, Animation and Special Effects | UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3
    Games, Animation and Special Effects | UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology | Level 3

    This course will give you an understanding of games, animation and concept art for the creative media industries.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 2 Years
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