Art, Design & Fashion

If you have a creative flair and love to express yourself, then choosing one of our exciting innovative creative courses could be the perfect choice for you.

Our highly rated courses are specially designed to help you make your mark in the creative industry. You will have the opportunity to work and learn alongside professional and successful artists and designers in the heart of Nottingham’s Lace Market – part of the city’s Creative Quarter.

Selecting Nottingham College as the place to do your course means that you will get high quality support and facilities from the start to help unlock your creative talents and kick start your future career.

If you have a passion for art and design, you’ll be able to make use of our six-story former lace mill (25: Nottingham School of Art) which is designed to nurture creative juices. Among other outstanding facilities, it holds extensive studio spaces, a print room, a photographic dark room and studio, 3D workshops, a ceramics workshop and industry standard digital facilities.

Fashion students equally benefit with the use of the original lace lofts up in the Adams Building, where textiles heritage meets the future of fashion. You’ll also have the opportunity to showcase your work to the public and industry professionals at our art and design exhibition and catwalk shows – a real highlight of the year!

Many of our former students are successful and nationally-renowned makers, designers and business owners, so we’ve certainly got a good track record in supporting students to reach their full potential.

Many of our art, design and fashion courses are validated by the University of the Arts London (UAL), which we have a working relationship with. Lots of our students regularly progress to study at UAL, as well as other prestigious universities across the country, including the world-renowned Central St Martins.

Levels

We offer courses from Level 1 to degree-level, so you have plenty of opportunities to progress with us.

University Level courses

Are you looking to study a University Level course? Click here for more information!

Highlights from Nottingham College

View all news

Nottingham College athletes hope to win big at national sporting event

20/04/2018

Nottingham College athletes hope to win big at national AoC sporting event

Collaborating with industry is the perfect recipe

12/04/2018

Don’t miss the chance to be wined and dined by our Hospitality Management students on 26 April when they take charge at Marco Pierre White’s restaurant for one night only.

College rides miles in memory of Mariam

29/03/2018

A special community charity cycle ride for Mariam and her family is taking place this Easter

£30 million approved for College City Hub by D2N2

29/03/2018

The College is pleased to be able to announce that it has secured approval from the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership for their £30m funding towards the City Hub project.

Students' work features in art exhibition

27/03/2018

Art students stage an exhibition to celebrate "This is Nottingham"

Students organise college games for Sport Relief

23/03/2018

Foundation Degree Sport Coaching students put on "Campus Games" this week to raise money for Sport Relief.

A Level students have their sights firmly set on Oxford

15/03/2018

Hard-working A Level students Talia and Oliver have secured places at the prestigious University of Oxford.

College Statement on Student Mariam Moustafa

15/03/2018

Today (Thursday 15 March) the College is shocked and saddened to report the death of 18 year old engineering student Mariam Moustafa following a violent assault in Nottingham City Centre on 20 February.

Charlotte's made-up about her dream career

13/03/2018

From weddings, proms and fashion shows to theatre productions, TV adverts and even feature films! These are just some of the exciting jobs that talented Charlotte has been working on since graduating from College.

Sofia’s career journey is becoming beautiful

09/03/2018

Sofia's apprenticeship career path is steering her in a beautiful direction

Talented graphic designers help launch OWEN Trust

09/03/2018

Design student Dean creates winning OWEN Trust logo, helping to raise awareness about open water safety.

Award winning Ruddington Arms team plan to shake & stir students with Small Plates & Cocktails event

09/03/2018

The Ruddington Arms is collaborating with our Adams Restaurant again for a one-off Small Plates and Cocktails Evening.

Businesses pledge to help young people develop their digital skills

08/03/2018

The College hosted Nottingham's first Digital Skills Summit last week which was attended by more than 50 delegates from local digital businesses.