SINCE 1874


Top in UK for Art & Design employability for the second year running

96.6% Employability for 2014 graduates
96.0% Employability for 2013 graduates

(source: DLHE, 2014 and 2015, HESA)



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We are CCAD

CCAD is the northern school of art. It is not only the leading provider of specialist creative art & design degrees in the north but one of the best across the UK.

It’s the place for people serious about a successful creative career.

I love being a student at CCAD. As a mature student I did not know how I would fit in, but its been great.

Gary Pearson
First year (Level 4) student

Hello. There’s lots of
reasons why you should
make CCAD Your Canvas.
Take a look around and
Don’t Be Shy.


We offer a unique, creative, friendly community in which to develop as a successful artist or designer


We offer unique, creative courses supported with the highest quality of art & design teaching


Our unique, extensive, dedicated, specialist facilities give you the best opportunity to excel

Production Design for Stage & Screen

August 18, 2016

Textiles & Surface Design

August 18, 2016

Illustration for Commercial Application

August 18, 2016

Graphic Design & Communication

May 13, 2016

Fine Art

May 13, 2016

Creative Film

May 13, 2016

Creative Photographic Practice

May 11, 2016


May 11, 2016

Contemporary Textiles


Commercial Photography

May 11, 2016

Body Contour Fashion

May 11, 2016

Design for Digital Industries

January 18, 2016

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