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 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)
    • Qualification: UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design and Media
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  • Brighton
    Creative Media | UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design and Media | Level 1
    Creative Media | UAL Level 1 Diploma in Art, Design and 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)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Art, Design & Media Level 1
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | Level 2
    Art & 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)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Art and Design Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Digital Marketing | Level 3
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Digital Marketing | Level 3

    This Level 3 Digital Marketing course provides the skills, qualification and experience you need to become an effective digital marketer.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Brighton
    Creative Media | UAL Diploma in Games Design, Animation and E-Sports | Level 2
    Creative Media | UAL Diploma in Games Design, Animation and E-Sports | Level 2

    Our games design course is the perfect start to launch a career in the games industry or to enable you to progress to further study at university.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Visual Merchandising and Styling | UAL Diploma in Art and Design | Level 2
    Visual Merchandising and Styling | UAL Diploma in Art and Design | Level 2

    Learn how to use both practical and creative digital techniques to promote and sell products and brands on our visual merchandising course.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Art and Design Level 2
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Practice | Level 3
    Art & Design | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Practice | Level 3

    This course will provide you with the opportunity to 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)
    • Qualification: UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication
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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)
    • Qualification: UAL Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design & Communication (Fashion Design & Business)
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design | (Post A-Level)
    Art & Design | UAL Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design | (Post A-Level)

    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)
    • Qualification: UAL Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (Post A-Level)
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  • Brighton
    Business | OCR Cambridge Extended Certificate in Business | Level 3
    Business | OCR Cambridge Extended Certificate in Business | Level 3

    Over the course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of enterprise, finance, marketing and team building in business.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: OCR Level 3 Extended Certificate/Extended Diploma
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  • Brighton
    Creative Media Production and Technology | UAL Diploma | Level 3
    Creative Media Production and Technology | UAL Diploma | Level 3

    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)
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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

    Brighton’s thriving film and digital scene provides the perfect backdrop from which to develop skills and knowledge aligned to industry practices.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Level 3
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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

    Our games design course is the perfect start to launch a career in the games industry or to enable you to progress to further study at university.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Level 3
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  • Brighton
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Business Services | Level 3
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Business Services | Level 3

    This two year T Level in Digital Business Services has been designed with employers to teach you core content knowledge and skills related to digital environments, specifically in areas such as IT solutions or data analysis, allowing you to progress...

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Worthing
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3

    This two year T level in Digital Support Services has been designed with employers to teach you core content knowledge and skills related to digital environments and support services.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Brighton
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3
    T Level | Computing & Digital Technologies | City & Guilds T Level in Digital Support Services | Level 3

    This two year T level in Digital Support Services has been designed with employers to teach you core content knowledge and skills related to digital environments and support services.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Brighton
    Visual Merchandising and Styling | UAL Diploma in Art and Design | Level 3
    Visual Merchandising and Styling | UAL Diploma in Art and Design | Level 3

    Learn the fundamental principles, inspiration and techniques involved in visual merchandising for interior retailers.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Qualification: UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise | Level 4
    Art & Design | UAL Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise | Level 4

    The UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to develop your career as a creative professional.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
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  • Brighton
    Art & Design | UAL Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise | Level 4
    Art & Design | UAL Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise | Level 4

    The UAL Level 4 Professional Diploma in Creative Enterprise has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to develop your career as a creative professional.

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