Study Art, Film, Game and Graphic Design at University Centre Weston


Nurture your creative talents and pursue a rewarding career with the dynamic art, media and design degree courses at the University Centre Weston (UCW).  Our art, media and design courses don’t just train you, they promote alternative ways of thinking, making and communicating; they provide you with space, tools and inspiration to develop your creative practice and a clear career path.  

UCW offers a highly creative and vibrant range of courses, led by staff who are practising artists, designers, makers, photographers, critics, writers and film production specialists. So, you will get expert teaching from active practitioners and researchers who will encourage you to adopt innovative and resourceful approaches that both perceive and create opportunities for better lives.

You’ll develop your creative practice whilst interacting with your peers in well-equipped studios, making and digital workshops. At the same time, you’ll learn professional skills by working on applied briefs facilitated through our links with commercial clients, cultural institutions, businesses and organisations.

Creative Arts embrace inclusivity and diversity, allowing individuals to express themselves whilst facilitating modes of self-advocacy and communication. As a result, the arts act as a tool for cultural exchange, education and expression. Working in Creative Arts allow people to engage with all of their senses and emotions, whilst stimulating the mind and body, which nurtures the potential of innovative new projects. Here at University Centre Weston, we encourage individuality, embrace expression and champion inclusion.

Nurture your creative talents and pursue a rewarding career with the dynamic art, media and design degree courses at the University Centre Weston (UCW).  Our art, media and design courses don’t just train you, they promote alternative ways of thinking, making and communicating; they provide you with space, tools and inspiration to develop your creative practice and a clear career path.  

UCW offers a highly creative and vibrant range of courses, led by staff who are practising artists, designers, makers, photographers, critics, writers and film production specialists. So, you will get expert teaching from active practitioners and researchers who will encourage you to adopt innovative and resourceful approaches that both perceive and create opportunities for better lives.

You’ll develop your creative practice whilst interacting with your peers in well-equipped studios, making and digital workshops. At the same time, you’ll learn professional skills by working on applied briefs facilitated through our links with commercial clients, cultural institutions, businesses and organisations.

Creative Arts embrace inclusivity and diversity, allowing individuals to express themselves whilst facilitating modes of self-advocacy and communication. As a result, the arts act as a tool for cultural exchange, education and expression. Working in Creative Arts allow people to engage with all of their senses and emotions, whilst stimulating the mind and body, which nurtures the potential of innovative new projects. Here at University Centre Weston, we encourage individuality, embrace expression and champion inclusion.

Study Art, Film, Game and Graphic Design at University Centre Weston


Nurture your creative talents and pursue a rewarding career with the dynamic art, media and design degree courses at the University Centre Weston (UCW).  Our art, media and design courses don’t just train you, they promote alternative ways of thinking, making and communicating; they provide you with space, tools and inspiration to develop your creative practice and a clear career path.  

UCW offers a highly creative and vibrant range of courses, led by staff who are practising artists, designers, makers, photographers, critics, writers and film production specialists. So, you will get expert teaching from active practitioners and researchers who will encourage you to adopt innovative and resourceful approaches that both perceive and create opportunities for better lives.

You’ll develop your creative practice whilst interacting with your peers in well-equipped studios, making and digital workshops. At the same time, you’ll learn professional skills by working on applied briefs facilitated through our links with commercial clients, cultural institutions, businesses and organisations.

Creative Arts embrace inclusivity and diversity, allowing individuals to express themselves whilst facilitating modes of self-advocacy and communication. As a result, the arts act as a tool for cultural exchange, education and expression. Working in Creative Arts allow people to engage with all of their senses and emotions, whilst stimulating the mind and body, which nurtures the potential of innovative new projects. Here at University Centre Weston, we encourage individuality, embrace expression and champion inclusion.

We offer a variety of engineering and construction programmes from the traditional HNC/HND route to the degree apprenticeship route (delivered in partnership with UWE Bristol). The programmes cover a wide range of specialisms, including aerospace, civil, electrical, mechanical, manufacturing and construction and the built environment.

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Our Courses


Art and Design BA (Hons)

Level 6

Film and Media Arts Production, BA (Hons)

Level 6

Games and Animation Production, BA (Hons)

Level 6

Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Level 6

Delivered in
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Study Art, Film, Game and Graphic Design at University Centre Weston


Nurture your creative talents and pursue a rewarding career with the dynamic art, media and design degree courses at the University Centre Weston (UCW).  Our art, media and design courses don’t just train you, they promote alternative ways of thinking, making and communicating; they provide you with space, tools and inspiration to develop your creative practice and a clear career path.  

UCW offers a highly creative and vibrant range of courses, led by staff who are practising artists, designers, makers, photographers, critics, writers and film production specialists. So, you will get expert teaching from active practitioners and researchers who will encourage you to adopt innovative and resourceful approaches that both perceive and create opportunities for better lives.

You’ll develop your creative practice whilst interacting with your peers in well-equipped studios, making and digital workshops. At the same time, you’ll learn professional skills by working on applied briefs facilitated through our links with commercial clients, cultural institutions, businesses and organisations.

Creative Arts embrace inclusivity and diversity, allowing individuals to express themselves whilst facilitating modes of self-advocacy and communication. As a result, the arts act as a tool for cultural exchange, education and expression. Working in Creative Arts allow people to engage with all of their senses and emotions, whilst stimulating the mind and body, which nurtures the potential of innovative new projects. Here at University Centre Weston, we encourage individuality, embrace expression and champion inclusion.

We offer a variety of engineering and construction programmes from the traditional HNC/HND route to the degree apprenticeship route (delivered in partnership with UWE Bristol). The programmes cover a wide range of specialisms, including aerospace, civil, electrical, mechanical, manufacturing and construction and the built environment.

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Art and Design BA (Hons)

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Film and Media Arts Production, BA (Hons)

Level 6

Games and Animation Production, BA (Hons)

Level 6

Graphic Design BA (Hons)

Level 6

Delivered in
partnership with:

Meet our Team


Here at UCW, our lecturers are made of sector professionals.
Their expertise, experiences and industry contacts means that your learning is taken to the next level!
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Michael Sims

Lecturer

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Sam Brooks

Programme Coordinator - Photography

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Vicki King

Programme Co-ordinator - Graphic Design

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Kari Nygard

Lecturer

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Simon Taylor

Lecturer

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Sam Stokes

Lecturer - Games & Animation

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Jamie Dormer-Durling

Curriculum Coordinator/Lecturer

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Craig Smith

Lecturer - Computer Animation for Game and Film

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Richard Edkins

Programme Co-ordinator - Lens Based Media

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Ross Bliss

Curriculum Co-ordinator - Film, Photography & Game

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Ian Shipton

Programme Co-ordinator

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Dr Paul Thirkell

Lecturer

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    Claire Plews

    Curriculum Coordinator - Counselling

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    Matt Thacker

    Lecturer - Counselling

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    Adrian Harris

    Lecturer in Acting and Performance Making

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    Sarah Leaney

    Lecturer - Animal Management

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    Julie Way

    Lecturer - Animal Science

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    Gill Cook

    Programme Coordinator - Animal Management

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      I started my course having no technical skills but gained the confidence and knowledge to create successful films and am now progressing well in my field.

      Cerys, Film and Media Arts Production

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        I started my course having no technical skills but gained the confidence and knowledge to create successful films and am now progressing well in my field.

        Cerys, Film and Media Arts Production

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          We're taking education to a whole new level. By being part of a Career Excellence Hub, all of our study programmes are designed to make you "job ready" when you graduate.

          We work with a diverse range of local and national employers to ensure our courses are upgraded with career-boosting benefits.

          HOW DOES THIS BENEFIT ME?

          • Incredible and inspiring guest lecturers
          • Exclusive networking opportunities
          • Key focus on skills employers are after
          • Course content is signed off by employers to ensure what you're being taught is up to date and relevant to the industry

          OUR PROGRAMMES ARE
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            Our Facilities


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              Located at our Loxton Campus; Art, Graphics and Media courses benefit from bespoke facilities.

              Our upgraded graphics studio, fully equipped with the Adobe suite, is designed to emulate the look and feel of a creative agency. Here you’ll work on projects with real employers to to prepare you for the world of work.

              Art and Design learners are encouraged to explore creative mediums and hone their niche. Along with pottery studios, wood/metal workshops, screen printing facilities and more, our experienced technicians are on hand to give you invaluable 1:1 assistance.

              Our TV studio is where Media courses come to life. Equipped for multi-cam set-ups for TV, podcasting, radio and more. Along with full Mac editing suites, our courses, facilities and equipment are all curated to make you “Job ready”.

              Meet our Team


              Here at UCW, our lecturers are made of sector professionals.
              Their expertise, experiences and industry contacts means that your learning is taken to the next level!
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              Michael Sims .

              Lecturer

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              Sam Brooks .

              Programme Coordinator - Photography

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              Vicki King .

              Programme Co-ordinator - Graphic Design

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              Kari Nygard .

              Lecturer

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              Simon Taylor .

              Lecturer

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              Sam Stokes .

              Lecturer - Games & Animation

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              Jamie Dormer-Durling .

              Curriculum Coordinator/Lecturer

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              Craig Smith .

              Lecturer - Computer Animation for Game and Film

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              Richard Edkins .

              Programme Co-ordinator - Lens Based Media

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              Ross Bliss .

              Curriculum Co-ordinator - Film, Photography & Game

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              Ian Shipton .

              Programme Co-ordinator

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              Dr Paul Thirkell .

              Lecturer

                Meet our Team


                Here at UCW, our lecturers are made of sector professionals.
                Their expertise, experiences and industry contacts means that your learning is taken to the next level!
                Featured image for “Michael Sims”

                Michael Sims

                Lecturer

                Featured image for “Sam Brooks”

                Sam Brooks

                Programme Coordinator - Photography

                Featured image for “Vicki King”

                Vicki King

                Programme Co-ordinator - Graphic Design

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                Kari Nygard

                Lecturer

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                Simon Taylor

                Lecturer

                Featured image for “Sam Stokes”

                Sam Stokes

                Lecturer - Games & Animation

                Featured image for “Jamie Dormer-Durling”

                Jamie Dormer-Durling

                Curriculum Coordinator/Lecturer

                Featured image for “Craig Smith”

                Craig Smith

                Lecturer - Computer Animation for Game and Film

                Featured image for “Richard Edkins”

                Richard Edkins

                Programme Co-ordinator - Lens Based Media

                Featured image for “Ross Bliss”

                Ross Bliss

                Curriculum Co-ordinator - Film, Photography & Game

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                Ian Shipton

                Programme Co-ordinator

                Featured image for “Dr Paul Thirkell”

                Dr Paul Thirkell

                Lecturer

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