Home Courses Undergraduate Study Art and Design Undergraduate courses in Art and Design Book an Open Day Leading courses 4th for Product Design and 5th for Fashion & Textiles (Guardian University Guide 2024) Specialist facilities Access spacious studios and dedicated workshops, featuring industry-standard equipment and software Career opportunities Work on industry briefs, enter design competitions and showcase your work at our annual exhibition Unleash your creativity with an Art and Design degree from Staffordshire University; perfectly located in the heart of the UK's 'Creative County'! We’re one of the UK’s top universities for Art and Design, ranking fourth for Product Design and top 5 for Fashion & Textiles in the 2024 Guardian University Guide. Fine Art also features in the top 10 in the UK. We’re also fourth for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2024). Our courses fuse traditional techniques and the latest digital technologies to give you the conceptual skills, understanding and hands-on technical abilities you need to thrive in your future career. Wherever your passion lies - whether you want to be the master architect behind an iconic building, the go-to graphic designer in a creative agency, a leader in transport innovation, behind the camera lens capturing the moments that matter or showcasing your creations on the fashion catwalk - we have the degree for you. When you graduate, you’ll have established a personal voice, style and vision to develop a memorable portfolio of work that you can showcase to possible employers, as well as the chance to feature your work in our annual art and design graduate exhibition. Book an Open Day Order a prospectus Courses Architecture BArch (Hons) Study options Full-time Art and Design BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Foundation year Automotive & Transport Design BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Part-time Placement year Cartoon and Comic Arts BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Fashion BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Placement year Fine Art BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Part-time Graphic Design BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Illustration BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Photography BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Part-time Product, Furniture, Ceramics BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Part-time Placement year Surface Pattern and Textile Design BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Related courses Animation BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Foundation year CGI and Visual Effects BSc (Hons) Study options Full-time Part-time Placement year Concept Art for Games and Film BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Foundation year Placement year Games Art BA (Hons) Study options Full-time Foundation year Careers and connections Discover why we are the connected university with our range of industry links and career support to help you hit the ground running when you graduate. Facilities and expertise Our expert academics, world-leading research and industry-standard facilities make us the number one destination for students from home and abroad. Student experiences Hear from our students about how the unique learning experience at Staffordshire University has helped shape their approach to study and their career prospects. The skills you get in art can be applied to almost anything. It is a much bigger part of our world than people realise. Features Graphic Design and Illustration application portfolio advice Expert tips and tricks for applicant portfolio reviews for BA (Hons) Graphic Design and BA (Hons) Illustration. MechHead scoops major games industry award A video game built by students on placement at Staffordshire University has scooped a major industry award. International photography exhibition arrives in Stoke-on-Trent Photographers from across the world will see their work displayed in Stoke-on-Trent city centre as part of an international photography festival The Rookies recognise University among best in the world Staffordshire University’s Games Development department is celebrating being named in the top 10 for Games Design and Development by The Rookies. Fairytale ending for storyteller and illustration student A local storyteller has teamed up with a student illustrator at Staffordshire University to publish one of her stories for the first time Graphic Design and Illustration students take on OFFF Barcelona Graphic Design and Illustration students visit Barcelona for the 3 day OFFF Design Festival Foundation Art students curate their own exhibition: "Rituals" Art Foundation students organised, curated and installed their own exhibition for the wider University community to experience. Fine Art students benefit from the experiences of visiting artist Ian Mood Talks from visiting, professional artists enhance the learning of our Fine Art students. Art and Design students take inspiration from a curated trip to Copenhagen Surface Pattern and Textile Design students along with Product, Furniture, Ceramics students take inspiration from a collaborative and curated trip around the Danish design capital of Copenhagen. Undergraduate Open Day Saturday 2 December 2023 Explore our campus and facilities, find out more about the courses you're interested in and connect with our lecturers and current students. Book now Got a question about Art and Design? Our friendly enquiries team are on hand to answer any questions you may have about your course, life at Staffordshire University and much more.