Creative and digital industries

Unleash your creativity and talents within our areas of Art and Design through to Computing and IT, Media, Music and Performing Arts. A successful career in the Creative and Digital Industries starts here.

A word from us

The Creative and Digital Industries are at the forefront of computing technology, arts and creativity providing a range of courses and career opportunities. Our Art and Design courses are offered at Batley School of Art, we also offer art and design courses at our Huddersfield Centre for level 1, 2 and 3. Embarking on an Art and Design career pathway will provide you with many career options in your future, including architecture, graphic design, interior design, photography and much more!

Our fast paced Computing and IT courses are offered at our Huddersfield and Dewsbury Centres. The rise in technology has driven a rise in digital jobs, and in a fast-paced industry, you can climb the career ladder at a fast pace too. The digital industry itself is huge, which means that once you start on the digital job ladder there are lots of diverse career paths you can go down from full on technical, to social media marketing.

Our Highfields Centre is home to our courses that includes Music, Media and Performing Arts. Highfields has impressive professionally-designed, soundproofed rehearsal rooms, recording studios, media equipment and performance and rehearsal spaces. Whether you’re starting out in your career, or have had previous experience, our industry-experienced teaching team will give you the skills you need to have a successful career in the Creative and Digital Industries.

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


Art and design students at Kirklees College are preparing for their annual show – Create 17.

Congratulations to Level 3 business student Tiffany Boland who has reached the finals of a national competition.

VIP guests were invited to a bolt-tightening ceremony at Kirklees College’s Springfield Centre to mark progress with the building work.

Kirklees College has been ‘floored’ by the generosity of a Leeds company who donated a selection of laminate panels to its construction department.

Pagid, the UK’s biggest-selling braking brand, is helping the next generation of motor mechanics by supporting automotive courses at Kirklees College.

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