Plymouth College
of Art

Plymouth College of Art was founded as the Plymouth Drawing School in 1856 and remains one of the last specialist art colleges in the United Kingdom.

Plymouth College of Art offers foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a range of art, design and digital media subjects as well as creative pre-degree courses. Pre-Degree courses includes a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design.

The College caters for approximately 2,000 students, with around 85% of full-time students on Higher Education courses, the BA (Hons) and Masters awards are validated by the Open University. The college is accredited to deliver qualifications from University of the Arts London and Trinity College London.

All our Plymouth sites are within a 20-minute walk of the college. The Old Dairy site is a minutes walk away while, Discovery Heights and Frobisher House are just 3 minutes away.

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