Art & Design Courses
Work on live projects, get access to our valuable industry connections and let our famously inspiring location stoke your creativity.
With professional-standard facilities, industry partners from places like the National Gallery and guest speakers like Cornelia Parker, we’re here to give tomorrow’s visual storytellers the insights, skills and confidence to succeed across an exciting range of creative professions.
Our Art & Design courses
Become a rigorous and innovative critical thinker and practitioner. Build your skills, expertise and...
Become adept at problem solving and creating your visual language on this Illustration degree, renow...
Sustainable Product Design BA(Hons)
Become a conscientious and innovative product designer with the professional practice skills to make...
Textile Design BA(Hons)
On our textile design degree, you’ll be part of a vibrant, supportive community of multidisciplina...
Illustration BA(Hons) (Online)
Gain the professional practice and entrepreneurial skills needed to turn your talent into a successf...
Fine Art BA(Hons)
This highly-respected course aims to support the development of your practice as it evolves over the...
Creative Advertising BA(Hons)
Pitching, hustling, scribbling, protesting, researching, writing, experimenting, crafting and – mo...
Graphic Design BA(Hons)
With an emphasis on design thinking and crafting big ideas beautifully, this Graphic Design degree i...
Visual Communication BA(Hons) (Online)
Get ahead in the vibrant, ever-evolving field of visual communications with this exciting online cou...
Game Art BA(Hons)
Work in multi-skilled collaborative teams and graduate as a confident, industry-ready game artist. ...
Integrated Foundation Year BA/BSc(Hons)
Explore your creativity and expand your professional skills by entering the creative industries on a...
What can you do with an Art and Design degree?
An Art or Design degree will teach you skills that are relevant for multiple industries so you can follow a career path that is truly fulfilling for a lifetime.
We provide opportunities for students to access industry insights and experiences through placements, guest speakers and portfolio reviews with leading art directors. We also encourage students to exhibit their work at national exhibitions, such as New Designers in London. Read on to discover how one Illustration graduate is now creating content for Penguin, Vogue and WIRED.Read more
Discover what our students do
Why art matters in 2023: in conversation with Josie Cockram
30 March 2023
Josie Cockram is an artist, contemporary art curator and course leader on Falmouth’s online master...
The making of graphic novel [Re]Start: It's Never Too Late
02 March 2023
Illustration graduates Eddy Nicholls, Julia Cockerham and Alex Copeman discuss their involvement in ...
Public art, AI and economically sustainable practices: in conversation with Shefali Wardell
21 February 2023
We talk to multidisciplinary artist Shefali Wardell about her work, her take on the illustration ind...
Falmouth’s illustration community unites for Falmouth Illustration Festival
13 February 2023
The Falmouth Illustration Festival made a vibrant return to our Falmouth Campus last week.
Image: 'The Christmas Witch' illustrated by Lucy Rogers, Salus Publishing
How to become a children’s book illustrator
26 January 2023
If you’re an aspiring children's book illustrator, follow these tips to start building your career...
Falmouth alumna awarded British Empire Medal for services to art in HM The King’s New Year’s Honours list
20 January 2023
For Clare Donegan, getting the email that she’d been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) from HM ...
Sustainable Product Design student interns with Kinneir Dufort
05 January 2023
Liling Warwick shares her Kinneir Dufort internship experience.
Architecture graduate receives Serjeant Award for Excellence in Architectural Drawing
07 December 2022
Falmouth Architecture BA(Hons) graduate Nathan Tipping-Stevenson has been named as a recipient of on...
Bravery and big commercial projects: in conversation with interior design lecturer Amanda Losasso
15 November 2022
Amanda Losasso leads Falmouth’s new online BA in Interior Design. We talked to her about her wealt...
Falmouth alumna exhibiting at Tate Britain
15 November 2022
Falmouth Fine Art alumna Lynette Yiadom-Boakye is exhibiting at the Tate Britain in November 2022.
Peer to Peer: UK/HK 2022 – Students cross continents in the name of collaboration
07 November 2022
Falmouth’s BA Fine Art students have concluded the Peer to Peer: UK/HK 2022 Symposium; a festival ...
Graduate spotlight: Cornwall-based printmaker highlights the importance of resilience
05 October 2022
Since graduating from Fine Art BA(Hons) in 2021, Neve Clarke has worked hard to pursue a career in p...
Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022: Susannah Douglas' entry
Falmouth alumni shortlisted for the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize 2022
27 September 2022
Three Falmouth graduates have been shortlisted for this year’s Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize an...
Falmouth graduate longlisted for Dezeen Design Awards 2022
23 September 2022
Sustainable Product Design graduate Libby Challoner has been longlisted for the Dezeen Design Awards...
Rachael Saunders, Patterned Panoramic of Krka National Park, Croatia
Falmouth graduates shortlisted for AOI World Illustration Awards 2022
20 September 2022
Four Falmouth University graduates have been shortlisted by the Association of Illustrators at the 2...
Student takes home sustainability award at Interior Educators 2022
02 August 2022
BA(Hons) Interior Design student Ashley Powell has seen his shortlisted project 'holm' rise to ...
Unprecedented success for Falmouth at 2022 D&AD Awards
26 July 2022
There was significant success for Falmouth’s students at the 2022 D&AD New Blood Awards, with ...
Interior Educators Awards 2022: Shortlisted projects exhibited at Re-Form show
22 July 2022
Falmouth University's shortlisted Interior Educators Awards submissions were recently exhibited at t...
Student makes World Illustration Awards longlist
08 July 2022
Illustration BA(Hons) student Abby Mundell has been longlisted by the Association of Illustrators at...
Graduate is inaugural artist in residence at Una St Ives
06 July 2022
Illustration BA(Hons) alumni Jordan Amy Lee has been named as the inaugural artist in residence...
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