Creative Courses

If you want a place where you’ll have the freedom to let your imagination run wild and the support to allow your creative talents to come alive, you’ve come to the right place!

At Nottingham College we have a great range of courses designed to enhance and encourage your creativity across a variety of disciplines.

If you have a passion for the stage and are a budding actor or musician, we will develop you into a well-rounded performer to help you get ahead in this competitive sector.

For those who have an eye for producing, you can build upon your creativity and technical skills with courses focussed on up-and-coming areas such as gaming and app development.
To succeed within a vast and fast-paced industry, you need the right tutors to guide your journey. That’s why our courses are taught by industry professionals who are dedicated to helping you achieve success in your chosen field.

Your learning will take place in state-of-the-art facilities that are fully equipped with all of the resources required to assist your studies. Creative course students will also have access to recording studios, performance venues, the largest education TV studio in the city plus a photographic dark room, photography studio and a ceramics workshop - as well as many more specialist rooms. 

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Course Moves 2018


As part of the College’s ongoing Estates strategy, this summer the college has the opportunity to improve the learner experience and outcomes by moving courses to different sites.

Professional chefs introduce students to Asian-inspired cooking


Former Nottingham College student, turned award-winning chef, Hira Thakur, is returning to where his training first began, in the College’s commercial restaurant, to support the next generation of budding cooks.

Beauty students receive training using industry-leading product waxu


Beauty Therapy students receive industry training in preparation for the uptake of waxu into courses from September 2018.

Students start a conversation about mental health


As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14th – 20th May), staff and students are embarking on a 17-mile charity ‘walk and talk’ on Friday 18th May, to raise awareness and challenge stigma around mental health.

Come along to our Access to Nursing open event


Prospective students interested in pursuing a career in nursing or midwifery can come along to an open event at City (Adams) on Tuesday 5th June, 5-7pm.

Students travel stateside for twice-in-a-life-time experience


Katie and Harry's Camp America work experience had such an impact the first time round, now they're jetting off again!

The Nottingham Motorshow is back!


From Japanese racing cars to pre-war classics, if you’re a fan of motors, old and new, the annual Nottingham Motorshow is a fantastic event not to be missed.

Trainee chefs put their ‘Hart’s’ and soul into College cook off


Professional Chefs Diploma students battled it out in the kitchen today, hoping to win the chance to cook alongside Dan Burridge, Head Chef at Hart’s Hotel and Restaurant.

Students’ creativity is set to soar on globally recognised art course


Foundation Art students selected for world class course

Hospitality students prove they have what it takes to make it in the industry


The pressure was on for Hospitality Management students last night, when they took charge at the renowned Marco Pierre White’s restaurant.

Media and Music students showcase their talents


Music and Media students came together last week for the College’s annual Music Industry Week.

Chinese students increase their automotive knowledge with Emtec


Chinese students experience with Emtec drives forward career opportunities

Nottingham College athletes hope to win big at national sporting event


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

Collaborating with industry is the perfect recipe


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.