The Creative Arts department offers an extensive range of degrees at undergraduate level, in subject areas reflecting the rich diversity of the creative industries.

Whatever your talent, we’ll give you the best possible start to a career in the creative arts.

Our portfolio of courses:

BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting

The BA (Hons) Fine Art Painting degree at University Centre St Helens is one of only a few degree courses in the country of its type, allowing you to study painting as a specialist practice from day one of your study.

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BA (Hons) Game Art

The BA (Hons) Game Art degree has been developed and designed by computer games experts. The degree gives specialist training to become a professional 3D games artist, along with theoretical and core skills equipped to fit into a modern creative games studio.

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BA (Hons) Graphic Design

The BA (Hons) Graphic Design degree reflects the current demands of contemporary graphic design practice. The degree offers you the opportunity to explore graphic design through a range of digital and traditional media.

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FdSc Media Production

Our foundation degree in Media Production is practical and provides an in-depth knowledge of working on multi-platform channels in the media sector. The degree includes industry development with professional experience, to combine academic progress with practice and experience.

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BA (Hons) Photography

The BA (Hons) Photography degree at University Centre St Helens will develop your passion for photography and provide you with a good balance of theory and practice. It covers a whole host of specialist disciplines within the field of photographic image making, using both analogue and digital processes and a hybrid approach to using both.

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FdA Theatre and Performance

The foundation degree in Theatre and Performance is a largely practical degree that has been designed to provide you with the skills, practical experience and knowledge with which to seek a range of possible employment opportunities within the theatre and performance industry.

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