Design @ Chelsea
Create visual languages
You’ll collaborate, play creatively and learn the language of visual communication to tell your own unique story.
Join our growing community of creatives
Immerse yourself in a community of designers at the Chelsea Centre to explore ideas and learn from each other’s stories.
We support and enable you to grow the necessary skills and knowledge around the different pathways of design within:
- Games Arts
- 3D Product
- Interior Design and Architecture
You will develop as a designer with your own distinct style to ensure you stand out from the crowd.
Your projects will replicate the way that industry works, fostering the technical knowledge and the analytical and problem-solving skills that will enable you to thrive in your career.
Our small, collaborative classes are led by industry professionals in specialist studios, and will enable you to combine your unique talents with other artists to push the boundaries of this dynamic industry.
We partner with key players in the media industries to guide you in fulfilling your creative and career ambitions, with guest lectures and work experience opportunities.
Your journey within design could start at level 3. This may be you joining us from school or progressing from our Creative Discovery Level 2.
Take a look at our Design courses
This is where your Creative journey begins. This one year course is designed to introduce you to Creative Industries, while you develop a broad range of creative skills. You will explore and experiment creatively to create a personal portfolio of work, and develop vital skills in research and communication to find your unique voice.
Explore design, graphics, fashion, digital media and more. Unleash your creativity across all areas and develop the specialist technical skills to take your next steps.
This one year course develops your existing skills and helps you find your unique home in the creative industries. You will test new and exciting ways of working to create a personal portfolio of work and explore working in a range of creative fields.
Experiment with the creative possibilities of fashion while learning specialist technical skills and developing your portfolio.
You will explore and grow confident in skills including garment construction, illustration, printmaking, knitting, weaving, embroidery and embellishment. You’ll also develop professional skill including styling, photo shoots, trends, marketing and branding to prepare you for a career in fashion.
Read more about UAL L3 Extended Diploma in Fashion (Design, Textiles & Communication)
This diverse two-year course provides you with the opportunity to explore the rich and diverse world of 3D Design. This will be through a broad range of technical tools and resources from hands-on model making and technical drawing to CAD renders of products, architecture and interiors. We will support you to produce a strong portfolio to prepare you for an exciting career.
Read more about UAL L3 Extended Diploma in 3D Design (Product, Architecture and Interiors)
Develop skill in digital design and drawing on this two year course. You will produce your own portfolio consisting of typography, branding, merchandising, and visual illustrations for publications and games arts.
Read more about UAL L3 Extended Diploma in Graphics, Illustration & Games Arts
Hone your skills and creativity as you prepare for higher education. You will work on a range of projects, which will develop and build upon your existing skills and engage you with new techniques, concepts and practices relevant to your chosen pathway within fashion, textiles and communications.
Hone your skills and creativity as you prepare for higher education. You will work on a range of projects, which will develop and build upon your existing skills and engage you with new techniques, concepts and practices relevant to your chosen pathway within graphics, illustrations & games art. We will support you to produce a highly competitive portfolio that will showcase your skills and creativity.
Read more about UAL L4 Foundation Diploma in Design (Graphics, Illustration & Games Arts)
This renowned programme is for students that have studied a level 3 qualification and are looking to develop a competitive portfolio of work exploring areas of Media such as film making, animation, media production, sound and photography.
Read more about UAL L4 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design – Media Pathway (Film, Photography and Media Production)