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Creative Arts, Film & Media

Creativity is intelligence having fun.

If creativity is in your DNA, then imagine yourself crafting a career from your passion. Express your ideas and develop technical skills with a range of pathways.

Your artistic talents will be developed in our faculty which contains specialist studios and industry-standard equipment. Throughout your creative course, you will build a portfolio of work and have the opportunity to enter your work in industry and sector awards as well as exhibiting in our fantastic end of year art exhibition.

Once you’ve completed your studies, you could progress to a creative university or bag a creative job like some of our former students. Pete Bebb won an Oscar and BAFTA for Visual Effects in the Hollywood movie Inception and James Brown was part of the visual effects team who worked on the Oscar winning 2016 Disney remake of the Jungle Book.

Showcase your work: At the end of each academic year, we host our annual Art Exhibitions. The exhibitions which take place at both Newcastle and Stafford campuses, have risen in popularity over the years and welcome hundreds of visitors, keen to view the work of some of the most talented students in and around Staffordshire. It encompasses all creative subjects from our creative faculties, which includes graphic design courses, animation, media, film, games design, art & design, illustration, photography and fashion courses.

Reach higher: If you're ready to move onto a university level qualification we offer full-time HNC and HND courses in Digital Content Creation. If you’re not quite ready for university we also offer a Level 3/4 Foundation Diploma in Art, Design & Media Practice.


Unleash your imagination and express your unique vision with our creative arts courses. From traditional courses in photography and ceramics to digital art forms including graphic design and media studies - delve into artistic expression and experimentation, and explore a diverse range of mediums and techniques. Develop your skills in a supportive environment and prepare to make your mark in the ever-evolving world of visual arts.

Explore the power of visual storytelling and digital communication with our Film, TV and Media courses. Learn to craft compelling narratives, master cinematography techniques, and navigate the ever-changing landscape of media production. Start your journey today and make your mark.

Creative arts testimonial FREYA ASTBURY

NSCG is a great place to make new friends and experience new things.

Freya Astbury


English Literature (B), Film Studies (A) & Theatre Studies (B)


University of Salford to study Broadcast Journalism

Creative arts testimonial DILARAS ALTINDA

NSCG had the perfect course for me, I’ve had the best time of my life here and have made so many memories.

Dilara Altindas


BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Games Design, Concept Art and Animation (D*D*D*)


Out of area


Staffordshire University to study Concept Art for Games and Film

An inspirational environment.

Being a Creative Arts, Film & TV students means no two days are the same!

From working on exciting live briefs like our Graphic Design students who worked with the Rotary Club of Stafford, to design celebratory artwork for its 100-year milestone, to getting involved in local heritage like our Art, Design & Media Practice students who displayed their original work alongside historic pieces as part of an exhibition with Dudson ceramics.

Not stopping there! Our Film & TV students each year showcase their talents working on short films, game shows and much more, and Photography students are always working with local companies and photographers to develop their skills. You really do put your creative flare to use here at NSCG.

Newcastle College open event

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Newcastle College Open Event

9 October 2024

5 - 8pm


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