Short courses

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Move ahead in your career, expand your skillset, and explore new topics on our short courses.

From Summer Short Courses and Continuing Professional Development courses, to National Saturday Clubs for kids, our short courses, clubs and classes are a great way to learn.

Summer Short Courses

This summer, spend five days immersed in drawing, painting, printmaking or natural dye techniques. Located in our outstanding facilities, these short courses are a chance to develop your creative practice with specialist technical tuition and support.

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BA(Hons) Drawing students on Tresco, Isles of Scilly

Drawing

This five-day drawing course will lead you on a journey through Cornish places, landscapes and hist...

Drawing
Dye short course
Dye short course

Fashion & Textiles: Explore Natural Dye

Join our unique five-day short course at our Fashion & Textiles Institute, with an expert team of cr...

Fashion & Textiles: Explore Natural Dye
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Student in printmaking studio

Making Colour Etchings

This five-day course is for art practitioners with some previous printmaking experience who wish to ...

Making Colour Etchings
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Mary Mabbutt

Painting: Colour Workshop

This practical five-day painting course is designed to present the principles of colour contrast. Yo...

Painting: Colour Workshop
Screen printing workshop
Screen printing workshop

Screen Print

This is a five-day course for practicing artist/printmakers who have an interest in furthering their...

Screen Print
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Tempera

Tempera Painting

This five-day, immersive on-campus course is a practical opportunity to dedicate time to the study o...

Tempera Painting

Continuing Professional Development

Our Continuing Professional Development courses are the ideal way to sharpen your expertise, up-skill your workforce, and get the edge in your industry.

Professional short courses

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Video Production

Producing Your Own Creative Video Content

Leverage video production to create impactful media.

Producing Your Own Creative Video Content
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UX Design: Creating a Great User Experience

Bring effective user-centered digital experiences to your business or brand.

UX Design: Creating a Great User Experience
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UI Design

UI Design: Designing Engaging User Interfaces

Design user interfaces to elevate apps and digital platforms.

UI Design: Designing Engaging User Interfaces
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Consumer Behaviour for Business Success

Consumer Behaviour for Business Success

Use insights to deliver a better customer experience.

Consumer Behaviour for Business Success
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Business Marketing: Harnessing Its Power for Business Growth

Digital Marketing: Harnessing its Power for Business Growth

Learn to plan and implement a successful digital marketing strategy.

Digital Marketing: Harnessing its Power for Business Growth

Continuing Professional Development for teachers and advisors

We offer Continuing Professional Development opportunities for teachers, advisors and educators, enabling you to excel in preparing your students for their futures.

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Inclusive training courses

Gain the skills and knowledge to run accessible, inclusive and sustainable events.

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A Greener Future Assessor Training

Take on environmental assessments of events around the world.

A Greener Future Assessor Training
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Attitude is Everything Disability Equality Training for Live Events

Help facilitate inclusive, high-quality customer service

Attitude is Everything Disability Equality Training for Live Events

Digital skills courses

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Adobe ACP courses

Become an Adobe Certified Professional with our ACP courses and gain the confidence to excel.

Adobe ACP courses
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Microsoft Office Certified courses

Get going quickly and easily with Microsoft and accomplish office and business tasks easily and with greater efficiency.

Microsoft Office Certified courses
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An Introduction to Blender for 3D Modelling, Animation and Visualisation

Blender is a completely free, cross platform, 3D modelling and animation program. After the Linux op...

An Introduction to Blender for 3D Modelling, Animation and Visualisation
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Create compelling Social media content with Canva

Love the idea of creating professional images for social media but not too sure where to start? This...

Create compelling Social media content with Canva
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Premiere Rush - Quick and easy Video editing

This course is for anyone wanting to learn how to quickly and professionally edit all types of video...

Premiere Rush - Quick and easy Video editing
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Getting started with Adobe Illustrator

Grow your skills in Adobe Illustrator and learn handy functions to create your own logo and master v...

Getting started with Adobe Illustrator
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Getting started with Adobe Indesign

Learn the basics of Adobe InDesign and begin creating your own digital material, including brochures...

Getting started with Adobe Indesign
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Wordpress: Create Websites & Blogs

In this course we will introduce the Wordpress content management system of which nearly 30% of all ...

Wordpress: Create Websites & Blogs
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Adobe Premiere Pro: Introduction to Video Editing

Learn the basics of video editing and how to save your footage to the best format.

Adobe Premiere Pro: Introduction to Video Editing
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Creating Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects

Learn the fundamental skills needed to create stunning animated graphics using Adobe After Effects. ...

Creating Motion Graphics with Adobe After Effects
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Coding Using HTML & CSS

Learn to create a basic web page from scratch using HTML and CSS. HTML is the key language to get yo...

Coding Using HTML & CSS
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Photoshop to Optimise Images for Web and Print: A Beginner's Guide

Make sure your images are prepared correctly for web, print or mobile devices using Adobe Photoshop,...

Photoshop to Optimise Images for Web and Print: A Beginner's Guide

Opportunities for young people

National Saturday Clubs

Falmouth University’s National Saturday Clubs give 13-16 year olds from across Cornwall the opportunity to study subjects that they love for free at their local university. Clubs run every Saturday 10:30-12:30 during term time and are completely free to attend. 

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Dance classes

The Arts Centre runs a programme of dance classes, intensive programmes and activities for children and young people throughout the year.

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