Get your career in the creative industries off to a flying start with an HE qualification from Mid Cheshire College.

Working with top-of-the-range equipment and software, and taught by expert practitioners, you’ll gain all the essential knowledge you need to thrive in your industry. You’ll spend plenty of time honing your abilities, working on various projects. Depending on your course, you’ll have a chance to specialise, focusing further on the specific skills you want to boost, and enjoying opportunities to collaborate, exhibit your work and tackle real-life projects.

You’ll develop your unique style, backed up by essential theory and practical skills. By the end you’ll have created a broad portfolio of work, showcasing your talent and understanding.

If you’re already working in art, games design, graphics or photography, a Higher Education course can give you the skills, experience and CV-boosting qualification to advance in your career. If you’re starting out, you’ll have a nationally-recognised qualification to open up career opportunities. You could even choose to go on to university and convert your qualification to an Honours degree.

Courses Available

Course Title
Start Date
Full Fee
Foundation Degree (FdA) Contemporary Photography
Foundation Degree (FdA) Graphic Design
HND in Fine Art


Want to get paid to earn a degree-level qualification? You can at Mid Cheshire College thanks to our new Higher Apprenticeship courses.

You’ll work towards a nationally recognised qualification demonstrating your understanding and expertise in your chosen industry. You’ll combine assessment work with vital real-life experience, putting your knowledge into action at work.

You’ll follow a bespoke learning plan, created collaboratively by your employer and Mid Cheshire College, and designed to give you the most relevant teaching and training for your chosen industry.

You’ll complete the apprenticeship with a National Vocational Qualification (QCF) equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree, as well as a portfolio of completed work, a Technical Certificate, and proven on-the-job experience.

Entry requirements for Higher Apprenticeships are flexible, as apprentices will come from a range of education and employment backgrounds. If you’d like to discuss Higher Apprenticeships, get in touch with one of our advisors.

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Money matters.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to apply for financial support to help you during your studies. Find out more.