Information
  • Established 1856
  • Location Plymouth, England. UK.
  • Students 2,000
  • Type FE/HE College
  • Vice principal http://www.plymouthart.ac.uk
Plymouth College of Art - formerly called Plymouth College of Art and Design - is a specialist arts college located in Plymouth, England. It was founded as the Plymouth Drawing School in 1856, and remains one of a few specialist art colleges in the United Kingdom. The college provides vocational art and design education, specialising in the fields of art, design, crafts and media. Its full-time and part-time courses range from introductory to degree level, including Masters.[citation needed]. The college caters for approximately 2,000 students, with around 1,300 studying on Further Education courses and over 600 on Higher Education courses.[citation needed] Over 250 members of staff are employed by the college, which has an annual turnover of approximately £8 million. Students are enrolled from the local area, the wider south-west region, and further afield in the United Kingdom. The college also attracts international students.
The college provides vocational art and design education, specialising in the fields of art, design, crafts and media. Its full-time and part-time courses range from introductory to degree level, including Masters.

Foundation Degrees
FD Commercial Photography
FD Contemporary Crafts
FD Design for Games
FD Fashion
FD Film and Media Production
FD Graphic Design
FD Illustration
BA Honours (Top Up)
BA (Hons) Ceramics (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Contemporary Crafts (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Design for Games (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Fashion (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Film (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Glass (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Graphic Design (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Illustration (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Jewellery and Silversmithing (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Photography (Top-Up)
BA (Hons) Textiles (Top-Up)
Masters in Entrepreneurship for Creative Practice
Masters in Critical Curatorial Practices
Masters in Creative Practices for Sustainability
Masters in Contemporary Crafts
Campus
Most importantly, Plymouth College of Art operates at a scale that supports true individual development and interdisciplinary dialogue, with a clear focus on post-college professional practice. We provide unrivalled specialist expertise across the Fine Arts, the Applied Arts, Spatial Design , 3d, Animation, Photography, Media and Entrepreneurship.