Taught by expert artists and designers, our courses in Art, Design and Fashion will inspire you to explore and develop your talent, and prepare you to be part of the future of the creative arts industry.

When you study an Art and Design course at Fareham College, you join a vibrant and dynamic community of creatives, whose skills and areas of specialisms are diverse and multi-disciplinary.

Taking advantage of our superb facilities, you will learn industry-standard techniques, experiment with different media, materials and software and get hands-on experience with top-of-the-line equipment.

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Full Time Courses

Our full time courses are dynamic, fast-paced and inspiring. Through practical workshops, seminars and lectures, you will expand and enhance your skills and build your portfolio in whichever creative discipline suits you best.

Whether you are planning on going straight into employment, to university or a specialist arts school, our courses ensure you will be highly trained and well-prepared to take your next step.

Our full time courses provide:

  • Outstanding facilities in all creative areas
  • Lessons delivered by practising artists and designers
  • Fantastic opportunities to complete work experience and work on real commissions
  • Public exhibitions to showcase your work

Course Facilities

Our impressive art and design studios and facilities are unrivaled in the local area. The high-quality and diverse nature of the equipment and spaces we have provides a superbly inspirational environment. You will have access to equipment including:

  • Printing-making facilities
  • Digital suite and visual communication facilities
  • Drawing and painting studio
  • Dedicated fashion and textiles studio
  • Photography studio and dark room
  • Textiles studio
  • Mac suites equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud

Career Options

The creative industry is one of Britain’s fastest growing sectors with a huge range of career paths available. Our courses will give you the skills to work in areas including:

  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design
  • Ceramics
  • Photo Journalism
  • Photography
  • Art Therapy
  • Illustration
  • Jewellery Design
  • Textile Design
  • Games Design
  • Fine Art
  • Tattoo Artistry
  • Advertising
  • Publishing
  • Fashion
  • Theatre, Stage and Set Design
  • Museum, Venue and Gallery Curation

Your Campus: Bishopsfield Road

Re-developed in September 2015, Fareham’s BRC campus provides an outstanding learning environment for the 2,000 learners based at the main site. With £16 million of investment, Fareham’s students have access to transforming facilities and the latest technologies and curriculum-based equipment to support some of the best technical and professional teaching in Hampshire.

There are plenty of light, bright and inspirational spaces, both inside and out, where you can relax in between lessons, meet with friends, have a bite to eat or get ahead with some private study. As a student at Fareham College, our creative learning environment will provide an excellent route to your future career, university or further training.

Trips & Visits

Study visits take place throughout the year to a range of galleries, exhibitions and museums, including the Southampton John Hansard Gallery, Southampton City Art Gallery & Museum, Southampton Solent University & Graduate Show, Portsmouth Aspex Gallery, Pallant House Gallery Chichester, London Victoria & Albert Museum and the London Tate Gallery.

Part Time Study

If you have artistic flair and would like to expand your creative and technical talents, one of our part time courses could open up a whole new realm of inspiration. With options including dressmaking, photography, film-making or Adobe’s Creative Cloud, you will work with specialist tutors within well-equipped workshops and studios to develop a range of new skills.

Higher Education

Our Level 4 Fashion Communication course will intensively enhance your skills in preparation for Higher Education or employment. If Fashion inspires you – specifically visual communication, promotion, marketing, fashion photography and even the prospect of managing your own creative business – this course is designed for you!