Creative Industries

Youth - Creative Industries

The creative industries is a broad sector encompassing everything from art, design and fashion through to music, broadcasting and theatre. Creativity, innovation and intellectual property are integral in developing new technology, so careers in this sector are not only personally satisfying, many are becoming increasingly financially rewarding too.

Study Pathways

If you’d like to explore your creativity and pursue a career in the creative industries, Ara has many study options available. These include certificate and diploma programmes through to highly regarded degrees in areas such as design, broadcasting, fashion, music and musical theatre.


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Certificate in Foundation Studies Level 2 (Creative) YG

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Youth Guarantee programmes are a great way to learn practical skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or if you're planning on leaving school. Explore art and design and develop your creative ideas.

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