Digital Arts

Study digital arts at Newcastle College

Digital arts courses at Newcastle College include media and photography. Courses combine creativity with a business-like client approach that will equip you with the essential skills to excel in your chosen creative environment.

By studying a digital arts course you will benefit from practical work and projects with employers that set you up for your future career. This hands-on practical approach ensures you have every opportunity to demonstrate your creative talent through exhibitions, employer projects and workshops. All of this sets you up perfectly for your future career within the creative industries.

The skills you will gain will enable you to be competitive in the employment marketplace, set-up as a freelance or continue to the next level of study.


Based in our Mandela Building and Performance Academy, you will have access to:

  • photography studio
  • digital light room and darkrooms
  • TV studio with production equipment
  • MAC suites with the latest software
  • animation pod.

Employer links

As a student studying a digital arts course at Newcastle College, you’ll benefit from exceptional links with local and national photographers, digital design agencies and media production companies who offer students the opportunity to interact and learn from industry professionals. Our employer links include Great North Run, Evolution Music Festival, Channel 4 and Calumet Photographic.