Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Art and design for 16-19 year olds at Northbrook MET

Study art and design at Northbrook MET

Our general Art & Design courses include a range of disciplines - from painting, sculpture and 3D crafts to graphics, drawing, fashion, textiles and photography. Alternatively, we offer more specialist courses in either Graphic Design or Fashion & Textiles.

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.


Available courses

  • Art & Design Post A-Level Foundation - Level 3/4 (UAL Diploma)

    This contemporary, innovative and challenging course allows you to explore a wide range of disciplines including fine art, photography, film, animation and sound, graphic art and design,illustration, fashion, textiles and 3D crafts,

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Art and Design - Level 2 (UAL Diploma)

    This is a hands-on course, giving you a broad experience in Art & Design covering a range of skills including drawing, photography, painting, printmaking, 3D work, textiles and fashion.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Art and Design - Level 3 (UAL Diploma)

    This diploma develops your creativity, technical art and design skills and the opportunity to build an extensive portfolio.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • Art, Design and Media - Level 1 (UAL Diploma)

    This course provides an introduction to the creative media skills needed for exciting careers such as games designer, 3D modeller and web designer.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Digital Arts - Level 2 (UAL Diploma)

    This course will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the technical and production skills you need to become a creative digital producer.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Digital Arts - Level 3 (UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma)

    This course will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the technical and production skills you need to become a creative digital producer.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • Fashion & Textiles - Level 3 (UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma)

    If you would like a career in fashion or textile design or a related area, then this is the course for you. You will be taught by industry practitioners and professional designers in excellent facilities, gaining advanced design and technical skills...

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 2 Years
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  • Graphic Design & Illustration - Level 3 (UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma)

    You will work with a range of materials, methods and processes on exciting assignments and work-simulated projects, allowing you to explore, develop and test your creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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