Art and design

Our award winning Art and Design courses will help you unleash and refine your artistic talents.

A word from us

Our award winning Batley School of Art centre is the home of art and design at Kirklees College and offers multiple level 3 courses, including the very popular Visual Communication course.

As well as offering courses at Batley School of Art, we also offer art and design courses at our Huddersfield Centre for level 1 and 2 courses.

Students have a direct route to higher education with Kirklees College. We offer a fantastic range of creative honours courses in fashion design, fine art, graphic design and photography and moving image, which are all taught at Batley School of Art.

Embarking on an Art and Design career pathway will provide you with many employment options in your future, including architecture, graphic design, interior design, photography and much more!

Did you know?

Our Art and Design courses won the Artsmark Gold Award from Art Council England, recognising the quality teaching our students get from our dedicated staff.

A word from our students

Without the course I wouldn't have had a clue what degree to do. I've made good friends and I feel like I have grown as a person and an artist.

Briony Ramsden
Course: Art and Design level 3


School pupils enjoyed finding out about how chemistry impacts on our everyday lives at an event at Kirklees College.

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students from Kirklees College were crowned winners of a challenge set by the Academy, in conjunction with photography business stalwarts, Canon and Jessops.

School pupils put their entrepreneurial skills to the test in a challenge at Kirklees College.

Two construction students from Kirklees College completed in Skillbuild - a regional competition for the very best in construction domain.

Kirklees College L2 and 3 animal care students put their pooch pampering skills to the test in a dog grooming competition at Taylor Hill Centre, Huddersfield

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