Full Time Further Education In this section Studying further education Vocational areas Choices Plus ESOL GCSE numerical grading Getting ready for your college interview How to apply Access to Higher Education Art & Design The creative arts sector is very competitive and it will take a lot of drive and determination to succeed in this industry. It is made up of lots of small companies and self-employment is common so it is ideal if you have an entrepreneurial flair. Why study art & design at New College Durham? Our art and design courses are a great stepping stone to a career in the creative industry. Our art & design programmes Our students have access to specialist facilities to prepare them for a career in this sector. What jobs can you do in art & design? There are many roles available which require drive and determination. Our links with employers and industry We have strong links with employers in the region, our students are involved in high profile events in the arts calendar. Meet our students Our Art & Design students have gone on to do great things. Our art & design students get the best experience Find out about the exciting activities our art & design students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham. Skills competitions Discover more about the skills competitions our students have entered as part of their course, and the awards they achieved. Related information Take a tour around our Art & Design facilities Our students have access to spacious Art rooms, studio spaces, print rooms, Mac suites, and specialist equipment.