Creative Arts and
Digital Media

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Our city is renowned for its creativity and this is your chance to be a part of it. With UCEN Manchester’s industry-experienced tutors, you can follow your passion for art, design, fashion or photography in an environment that puts innovation at its forefront. Our high-spec equipment, recording and editing suites, studios and printing facilities offer you a setting representative of the industry you aspire to become a part of.

Guest speakers and industry practitioners will challenge your creativity, encouraging you to experiment and develop your skills in conceptual thinking, critical analysis and problem solving. You’ll experience authentic deadlines and improve your commercial awareness on real-life projects and, when you graduate, you’ll have the employability skills you need to hit the ground running in this fast-moving industry.

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Whether you aspire to become a freelance photographer, agency designer, 3D modeller or take an artist’s commission, we’ll help you achieve your goals. Our courses are designed to unlock your creativity and give you the skills you need to set up your own business or work within organisations.

Case Studies

There are thousands of UCEN Manchester graduates who’ve found their future with our help.

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From College to Catwalk

Find out how Mohammed Hussain, a former Syrian refugee, has gone from College to catwalk

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A Fearless Future for Charlotte

Graphic Design & Advertising student, Charlotte has gone on to secure full time work.

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