Formerly City College Brighton and Hove

Art and design for 16-19 year olds

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.


Available courses

  • Art & Design - UAL Diploma in Art, Design and Media Level 1

    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: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Art and Design - UAL Diploma in Art & Design Level 2

    This hands-on course prepares you for further study and explores a range of art and design skills, materials, techniques and processes.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Art and Design - UAL Diploma in Art & Design Level 3 Year 1

    The first year of this diploma introduces you to creative approaches, technical art and design skills and the opportunity to build an extensive portfolio.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Art and Design - UAL Post-A-Level Foundation Diploma in Art and Design Level 3 and 4

    This course gives you the opportunity to experience many different aspects of art and design and follow a specialist pathway.

    • Course type: International
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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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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