Why Stoke on Trent College for Media, Games Design & Art and Design

Whether you’d love to develop the next global gaming success, become a successful media influencer, highly skilled graphic designer or be commissioned to deliver art installations, a course within Media, Games Design and Art & Design could be for you.  

Find out more about our Media, Games Design & Art Design courses

You’ll develop your creative skills and explore opportunities to work in the growing creative industries. From the BBC and local ceramics businesses to gaming companies and links with Staffordshire University, our employer links will benefit your learning experience with guest talks, visits, work experience and taster opportunities along with lots of practical opportunities.

Our accredited games courses provide unique pathways into industry and Higher Education at Staffordshire University, one of the leading providers and researchers into gaming in the UK.


If you’re interested in Graphics, Photography, Illustration and Animation, take a look at some of our fantastic student work:

Case Study

Jessica Conde, former Media & Production student at Stoke on Trent College, successfully completed the course achieving a Distinction *!

Her phenomenal attitude and hard work has led to her pursuing her passion in media, radio and filming and will be continuing her educational journey at University.

Jessica made full use of outstanding state-of-the-art college equipment to put together a phenomenal end of year media production earning her the highest possible grade.

Jessica Conde, Media & Production Student

I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Stoke on Trent College and appreciate the strong bonds and friendships I made.

As well as the obvious skills I picked up throughout my course, I also developed my communication and presentation skills that has helped grow my confidence and work better in group environments.

I’m looking forward to pursuing my passion in media, radio and film at University!

Jessica Conde

Media & Production Student

Media, Art and Design Facilities at Stoke On Trent College

You’ll benefit from learning in our purpose-built Creative Hub, with the technology, software, resources and equipment for you to be at the forefront of your industry. Learn to use the latest editing and developer software, mobile radio consoles or fully equipped media studio, 4 cameras, virtual reality software, art resources and other facilities. 

Our experienced teaching, careers and student support teams will help you to make the most of your College experience and identify the right pathway to suit your goals and skills, whether that’s progression onto a higher level of study or into employment. 

Creative Digital Academy

The new Academy offers a collaborative learning space for the development of digital skills including 3D Visualisation; Motion Capture; 3D Scanning; Coding and Software Engineering for learners in the Digital Arts and Engineering sectors ad advanced and higher levels.

Case Study

Alex Boulton is a current Media student at Stoke on Trent College and starred in our end of year ‘Celebrating Success’ awards evening last year!

His involvement and eagerness to continue to challenge himself and his peers is a testament to his hard work!

Alex is on course to achieve a distinction level grade and hopes to continue his studies at University.

Alex Boulton, Media Student

I chose this course because it was the best course for the industry I want to work in.

I really enjoy learning new skills, particularly the work we’ve done on 3D modelling, and my work experience has been great too!

I have aspirations to go to University and with the support in place at College, I believe I can achieve it!

Alex Boulton

Media Student