Creative Arts

Key Information 

Whether you want to be a Photographer, Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Illustrator or Interior Designer, with hundreds of careers to choose from, a Creative Arts course can help you reach your dream job or university place. At Blackburn College, our specialist tutors like to nurture talent and inspire creativity to prepare you for a successful creative career.

Why Blackburn College?

  • Progression Partnership with University of the Arts London (UAL), a world-renowned art and design institution.
  • Annual creative arts exhibition allows you to showcase your work to staff, students and the general public.
  • Work on live briefs with employers and gain experience in a real world environment.
  • Workshops from renowned artists, designers and illustrators.
  • Study in our purpose-built art and design facilities located in our £18.3m Beacon Centre.


Graduates can expect a starting salary of approximately £16,000 - which can rise significantly as your career progresses.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Animator
  • Fashion Designer
  • Fine Artist
  • Furniture Designer
  • Games Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Illustrator
  • Interior Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Photographer