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Professional courses

If you're looking to take your skills to the next level, explore our courses and join our community of creative professionals today.

NTU offers a range of professional short courses for the art and design industries, designed to help you enhance your skills and knowledge, develop your creativity, and stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies.

Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out in your career, our courses are tailored to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals. Led by experienced tutors and industry experts, our courses provide a supportive and collaborative learning environment that will help you reach your full potential.

So whether you're looking to learn new techniques, expand your network, or simply stay ahead of the curve, explore our courses and discover the endless possibilities that await you.

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Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication

Enhance your current skillset, explore new career opportunities, or start your own business, our courses are tailored to meet your needs and help you achieve your goals.

Fashion Product Technology

This unique, weeklong course has been co-designed between NTU and fashion industry professionals.

Aimed at anyone considering a new career or career progression within fashion product technology, it reflects the need for garment engineers and textile engineers to have up-to-date knowledge of contemporary themes in the industry, as well as the skills to handle samples, understand materials and processes, and evaluate production and management processes.

Design & Digital Arts

Learn the latest industry trends and best practices, gain practical skills and experience, and network with other professionals in the field.

Blender 3D - for Animation

Learn the basics of using Blender 3D Creation Suite for animation on this three day intensive course which introduces modern digital asset creation techniques.

Blender 3D - for Architecture

On this course you will learn the basics of using Blender 3D Creation Suite for 3D environments, You will learn and explore various methods for creating 3D digital architectural models, simple environments and basic world effects.

Blender 3D - for Designers

Explore various methods for 3D digital asset creation, mesh manipulation, fixing techniques and basic outputs from Blender, such as models for 3D Printing & 2D Rendering.

Video Making for Marketing and Communications

This course is for marketers or small business owners who want to create effective short videos for little or no cost. By the end of the course, you’ll understand all the stages of the production process, and have a finished video ready to share with your audience.

Futures-thinking for creative businesses

Expand your skills in creativity and transform the way you design products, services and communications so that they are guaranteed to be human-centered and future-proof. This course will help you build the essential foundations for delivering effective projects and successful collaborations.

Thrive at creativity

This course is for anyone working in a design, creative or research agency, as well as sole-trading creative entrepreneurs, who are keen to expand their existing skills in creativity and improve their creative resilience.

Motif: A new approach to trend and image

This workshop presents you with new trend tools that will fundamentally change your approach to brand, design, motif and image.

Psychology for designers

This two day course is for anyone working in a design, creative or research environment, as well as creative entrepreneurs, who are keen to explore the psychological processes that underpin behaviour in the context of design.

Bespoke Training

Looking for something else? Contact us to discuss bespoke training and create a program that meets your specific needs.