Our department attract students, staff and global partners from a diverse range of countries and backgrounds, challenging ideas and concepts in practice. Our philosophy’s simple: experimentation is the key to success. That same attitude pervades our teaching and courses.
Our exceptional academic staff and team of technicians enable freedom, confidence and opportunities to explore, as students hone their skills and outlook, and learn what matters most to their own practice.
Our Subject Areas
Transform your artistic passion into a career by exploring the diverse range of modern fine art mediums available, all within a city renowned for its vibrant and inspiring creative community.
Design for Performance
Do you see yourself designing costumes for London’s West End or working behind the scenes on the next blockbuster? If the answer is yes, our design for stage and screen courses will open up a wide range of careers in this diverse field.
Whether you dream of a career as an animator, graphic designer or visual effects producer, we can open the door to an exciting future.
Media, Communications, Film and Television
Are you an inspiring creative with a passion for film, photography or television? Make your mark on one of society’s most powerful influencers with one of our diverse degree courses.
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Fri 19 May 2023
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Our Research Groups and Centres
'Art Research' is the on-going enquiry carried out by the Fine Art staff and technicians at NTU.
Our Fine Art students are based in the Bonington building, our dedicated art and design hub. With spacious and well-equipped studios and workshops, home to a broad range of industry-standard equipment, our students have access to everything they need in order to create innovative and industry-standard work.
Located in the Nottingham School of Art & Design's Bonington building, our Photography facilities give students access to both analogue and digital equipment, studio spaces, dark rooms, and editing suites.
Our BA (Hons) Decorative Arts and BA (Hons) Theatre Design courses are accredited by the Chartered Society of Designers.
Our BA (Hons) Costume Design and Making course is accredited by The Textile Institute.
Our BA (Hons) Filmmaking course is design approved by the International Moving Image Society.