Art & Design

Choose to be

  • Artist
  • Art Therapist
  • Fashion Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Photographer

Wirral Met’s Art School has a reputation for quality and creativity. Excellent facilities are complemented by a team of talented staff, who are dedicated to helping you explore and harness your creative talent.

You will get support and guidance to help you develop your own unique style, and find the career that suits your needs.

Programmes delivered at our Twelve Quays Campus include:

Course Level Code
UAL Art and Design Diploma 1 A062
UAL Art and Design Diploma 2 A063
Access to Higher Education – Art and Design 3 A019
UAL Art and Design Extended Diploma 3 A064
UAL Art and Design Pre Degree Foundation Diploma 3 A016

Where next?

You can progress into employment or continue your studies at a higher level and do a degree course such as the BA (Hons) Fine Art or the BA (Hons) Illustration with Animation at Wirral Met College. These courses are validated by the University of Chester.

Career opportunities

These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

Graphic Designers’ salaries start at around £14,000 to £17,000 per year and experienced senior Graphic Designers can earn between £32,000 and £50,000 per year. Starting salaries for Junior Interior Designers are around £18,000 and experienced Interior Designers can earn around £24,000 to £40,000 per year.


Where are they now?

Elaine Tsang

studied the level 3 Foundation Diploma at Wirral Met College and won a competition set by Merseyside Police to design their new project logo.

Art, Design and Creative Media News

Germinal Art Exhibition

The Germinal Art exhibition was an exciting presentation of work from BA (Hons) Fine Art...

Women in Science and Art

Earlier this year the Royal Bank of Scotland announced that Mary Somerville (1780-1872) would...

Interim 2016, Art School Fellowship Exhibition

A fellowship exhibition by BA Fine Art and BA Illustration with Animation students: Felix...

Stephen’s work is down to a fine art

Former BA (Hons) Fine Art student, Stephen Sheehan completed the art course at Wirral...