Art & Design

As an Art & Design student, you will have the freedom to explore new ideas while developing technical skills in your chosen medium.

As an Art and Design student, you will have the freedom to explore new ideas while developing technical skills in your chosen medium.

Your creativity will be enhanced with a unique learning environment: The White building at Truro College is a purpose-built art facility containing specialist studios and exhibition spaces, while the Nanjizal building at Penwith College also boasts views over the Penwith campus and Mounts Bay. These studios will provide you with an experience of the diverse creative industries. 

You will have the opportunity to build a portfolio of work as well as a chance to exhibit in our end of year exhibitions.

Many students progress to university or to our successful Foundation Diploma in Art and Design course, based at our Tregye campus.

Take a look at the subjects we have to offer below, watch videos from our staff and download course information for the courses you're interested in.

We also offer University level courses in this area

We also offer Access to HE courses in this area

Art & Design courses at Truro College
(16-18)

Foundation Diploma Art & Design (18+)                Subject Spotlight

A Level Fine Art                                                      Subject Spotlight

A Level Illustration & Graphics                                Subject Spotlight

A Level Product Design & the Built Environment     Subject Spotlight

A Level Textiles                                                       Subject Spotlight

A Level Textiles Fashion                                         Subject Spotlight

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Art & Design                     Subject Spotlight

UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Art & Design     Subject Spotlight

Art & Design courses at Penwith College
(16-18)

A Level Fine Art                   Course Information

A Level Illustration/Graphics             Subject Spotlight

A Level Photography                                             Course Information

Level 1 Progression Art & Design            Course Information

UAL Level 2 Progression Art & Design         Course Information

UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma Art & Design      Course Information

Why choose Art & Design?
  1. Dedicated Art and Design buildings with studio spaces, printing facilities, jewellery workshops and Mac suites
  2. Excellent links with the creative industries and lectures with industry experience
  3. Students thrive in a creative, supportive environment and are encouraged to explore their creativity

Choose Art & Design for careers in:

  • Animation
  • Architecture
  • Ceramics
  • Fashion & Textiles
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Interior Design
  • Product Design
  • Jewellery Design
  • Print Making
  • Sculpture