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Creative and Design

With its stimulating atmosphere, our Creative and Design department offers you the opportunity to unleash your inner creative.


Be taught by practising artists

Our creative courses allow flexibility for learners to develop their individuality and confidence, 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.

Staff talking to student in the Junior College art studio

Master Artistic Expression with Visual Arts

From illustration to fashion, fine art to graphic design, you can specialise in an area of the Arts that you enjoy and want to excel in.

Harness the Power of Digital Media storytelling

Discover how to captivate an audience through film, television and audio, photography or learn how to create your own content with photography.


You will study in ‘The EDGE’, our onsite professional, creative workspace. The department includes a purpose built photography studio with state-of-the-art equipment, creative art rooms and computer lab.

Showcase Your Work

You will exhibit work in and around Folkestone, and will have opportunities to develop commercial skills by working professionally on paid contracts for The EDGE Creative Agency.

How you apply for a course at Folkestone College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our courses online and see the wide range of academic opportunities that are available to you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply through our online application system for the department you are choosing.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to EKC Folkestone College to meet our team, explore our facilities and see which course is right for you.

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Career prospects

Photographers, Audio-Visual and Broadcasting Equipment Operators
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Workers in this unit group operate and assist with still, cine and television cameras and operate other equipment to record, manipulate and project sound and vision for entertainment, cultural, commercial and industrial purposes.
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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.