In our Industry Excellence Academy for Visual Arts you’ll take a course that has been co-developed and is co-delivered by one of our leading industry partners. You’ll complete either a Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and a placement with an industry employer of at least 15 days.
By the time you complete your time in the Industry Excellence Academy for Visual Arts you’ll have developed an in-depth knowledge of this sector and gained work experience with industry leaders.
Once you’ve completed your journey with us there are a number of different career options open to you in the visual arts industry, from Fashion Designers, who earn on average £29,600 a year, to Art Officers where you can earn an average yearly salary of £37,400.
We aim to bring together industry professionals and our talented students to help secure the best possible future for our students. These partnerships include:
From our outstanding facilities to fantastic work placement opportunities, get a taste of what it’s like working in the industry and see what you can expect from studying at The Manchester College in our gallery.
Our tutors are great. They have really supported me to keep on track with my work and projects ensuring I hit deadlines. They give us so much information and advice about our future career goals. Its great to talk to them because they are so knowledgeable.
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