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Creative and Design

Embrace your creative side and develop your skills with Creative Industries at EKC Dover College.

Taught by Professional Artists

Our creative courses allow flexibility for learners to develop their individuality and confidence through hands-on learning, providing a comprehensive grounding in a range of creative and design disciplines.

Our students are taught by highly qualified tutors, many of whom are practising artists who regularly participate in exhibitions.

Industry Standard Facilities

We have a range of equipment and creative spaces where you can complete your studies and projects, these include:

  • A Mac Room with access to Adobe Creative Suite
  • Photography Area with interchangeable backdrops and lighting
  • Art Room for painting, sculpture, and drawing


Curate Exhibitions

You will have the opportunity to contribute to our End of Year Exhibition to showcase your work to the local community.

Our most recent exhibition, ‘Facing a New World’, was held at St James Retail Park in Dover.


How you apply for a course at Dover College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our subject areas and see which of our courses is right for you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply for your chosen course via our website.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to an applicant day here at EKC Dover College, where you can meet our team and enrol onto one of our courses.

Career prospects

Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Artists create artistic works using appropriate techniques, materials and media; design artwork and illustrations; and restore damaged pieces of art.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.