Creative & Digital Arts
Study Creative & Digital Arts at MK College
Studying the Creative & Digital Arts takes passion, determination and the ability to think outside of the box. Whether you’ve got a sketchbook full of designs, can’t wait to create your masterpiece, or have your mind set on owning your own photography business – come and take advantage of our industry-standard facilities and be inspired by our expert tutors.
Creative & Digital Arts
Meet the tutors today!
You can join a Live Q&A Session by clicking the buttons above. This will take you through to a Microsoft Teams meeting where you can join attendees in asking questions to the tutors. If you do not wish to have your camera or microphone on, that’s no problem! You will still be able to ask questions via the Microsoft Teams chat once you are in the session. If you are joining with a Smartphone or Tablet then please ensure you have Microsoft Teams downloaded. If you are having any issues joining the tutor sessions, then please let us know via the live chat function on this page.
Get creative with our facilities
One of the key differences between studying at College and studying at school is our first class facilities. Our Creative & Digital Arts students benefit from workshops and equipment that mirror today’s industry. From our fully-rigged photography studio and dark room, to our Mac suites and software, you can expect to turn your passion into a career using industry-standard equipment.
Come to an In Person Open Event
If you don’t wish to join a Live Q&A session today, then please join us at our next in person open event where you can meet the tutors and tour our facilities.
Creative & Digital Arts Courses
Take your creativity to the next level and perfect your skills and technique with our Higher Education courses.
From setting up lighting to create an atmosphere, to getting to know different cameras and equipment, to learning how to develop pictures in a darkroom – come and learn the technical and creative skills required to become a successful photographer. Build your professional portfolio, undergo work experience and learn from our expert tutors.
Have you got a passion for all things creative? Then this Level 2 course is ideal for you. It’s great if you are looking to pursue a career in an art & design based subject, but would like to try your hand at all different areas before you choose a specialism. This course gives you the opportunity to get to grips with the technical skills and equipment required for Photography, Graphic Design, and Art & Design – so you can decide which one suits you.
This course is an intensive and demanding one-year programme, ideal for those with a Level 3 qualification in an Art & Design based subject, who want to progress to study at an Undergraduate level or enter employment.
Have you got excellent attention to detail? Have you got a keen eye for consistency and can think outside of the box? From advertising, to Adobe Suite and illustration skills, you can expect to become a well-rounded Graphic Designer, capable of filling the needs of any creative brief. Develop your technical skills, and from our experienced tutors. Take advantage of our creative studios and Mac suites, whilst you get to know the software and equipment used in the industry today.
From concept to design, right through to production and marketing, Fashion & Textiles students learn about the entire process of creating a wide variety of garments and textile pieces. Whether you’ve got your sights set on fashion design, or you love getting creative with different patterns, our expert tutors will put your creativity and talent to the test.
From illustration, to sewing techniques and pattern cutting, discover where your passions lie and find out what it takes to make a career in the industry. Work on live briefs from within the industry, take part in dedicated skills workshops and sell yourself as a designer through fashion shows and exhibits that are open to the public.
From illustration and sculpting, to putting on an exhibit and learning how to sell yourself as an artist, you can expect to grow and refine your technical skills in many different forms of art. Get to grips with contextual study and learn from your experienced tutors about how to turn your passion for all things creative into a career you will love.
Working on live briefs from creative companies within and around Milton Keynes, you will experience life in the industry through exciting work experience opportunities.
Who do we work with?
We make sure you’re ready to kick off your career as soon as you’ve completed your studies with us, and even before that by working with industry partners. From work experience opportunities, to working on commissioned briefs, the employers we work with help to shape our curriculum, meaning you’re learning the skills that are in demand in your industry.
Graphic Design students get creative for charity: Read more about how our students worked with Cygnus and MK Hospital to design a wall mural to increase awareness of charity.