We offer outstanding art courses across a variety of exciting disciplines. Each course is designed to inspire talented individuals with the drive and determination to succeed.
Why choose Creative Arts at Loughborough?
We provide a rich palette of opportunities to enhance your existing skills, include access to our multi-million pound facilities, teaching from research active staff, contact with prominent contemporary industry links and superb entrepreneurial support.
We have a great choice of courses
Fine Art BA (Hons)
Graphic Communication and Illustration BA (Hons)
Textile Design BA (Hons)
Art and Design Foundation Studies
...and they all have a unique focus
The Fine Art degree at Loughborough University emphasizes the relationship between theory and practice, or thinking through making, bringing together exceptional facilities and expertise to support practices ranging from drawing, printmaking and ceramics, to temporal performance, moving image and photography. With a particular focus on the connections between art, culture and politics, in relation to the public sphere, sustainability, environmental aesthetics and identity in a global world, a degree in Fine Art provides students with a wide array of transferable skills and employment opportunities.
Graphic Communication and Illustration
The Graphic Communication and Illustration course at Loughborough University emphasizes understanding the communication value, the contexts and the applications of the image. Our approach combines technical and semantic explorations of visual communication (with an emphasis on drawing) with hands-on experience of business-facing, applied communication design.
The Textiles course at Loughborough University enables students to gain high level practical skills in drawing, design and making, through specialist pathways in printed, woven and multi-media textiles. Our Textiles course combines traditional and hand processes with cutting-edge digital technologies, and has extensive links with industry.
You'll have the opportunity to go on a professional placement year
We have strong links with the creative industries and cultural sector, which help our students secure year-long placements in the UK and internationally. These placements offer an invaluable opportunity to advance your skills and apply your knowledge in a working environment.
Our graduates have an impressive employment rate
We have an excellent track record of supporting our students in developing the key transferable skills needed to boost their employability and set them on the path to rewarding and successful lifelong careers.
This is evidenced by our fantastic graduate destination statistics:
You'll be able to access lots of great facilities
Our students have access to our state-of-the-art facilities, offering may creative opportunities. They provide industry standard production possibilities and an unparalleled level of professional training. These are housed in our six superior creative art and design hubs: