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Class of 2020

Get to know this year's Plymouth College of Art graduates.

From art and design to digital media and traditional making, discover the future of creative practice.

At Plymouth College of Art we believe higher education is a catalyst for personal, professional and cultural transformation, and now more than ever, creative innovation plays a vital role in a globalised society.

Welcome

At Plymouth College of Art we explore new horizons and push the boundaries of creative practice, encouraging students to think of themselves as professionals from their first day on campus. Each year our annual showcase offers students the opportunity to celebrate the culmination of their hard work whilst propelling them into the creative industries.

This year’s graduates should be especially commended for their tenacious spirit and resilience. Boasting a wealth of experience and accolades, the Class of 2020 can already be found scooping Second Grand Prize at the British Arts Medal Society, receiving commissions for multi-million-pound gallery and museum complex The Box, coming Highly Commended by the Royal Television Society Student Television Awards and featured by The Association of lllustrators as an official ‘one-to-watch’.

Whether being selected for the Freelands Painting Prize, producing content for video-sharing app TikTok, or assisting wardrobe in the prestigious Manchester Royal Exchange — our students graduate with the confidence and technical ability needed to thrive in their specialist area of expertise.

Click on the tiles below to be taken to each course's individual online expo. From digital portfolios and publications to film showreels and virtual galleries, there's never been so much to explore from the comfort of your computer or mobile.

To view individual graduate profiles please visit ignitefutures.co.uk

The School of Arts + Media

The School of Design + Communication

Extended BA

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IGNITE 2020

Funded by Arts Council England and the Department for Culture, Media & Sport, IGNITE 2020 presents an online directory of emerging graduate talent. In partnership with the University of Plymouth and Plymouth City Council, the Ignite platform presents the international viewing public, press and potential employers with the opportunity to browse hundreds of graduate profiles and portfolios, highlighting the hotbed of creative talent that is the vibrant city of Plymouth.

Visit ignitefutures.co.uk for more information.


Press & Media

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Find your future in creative study

Limited places are still available through Clearing on our undergraduate courses and it’s not too late to apply for study beginning in Autumn 2020. To find out about Plymouth College of Art's upcoming open days and online events or to request a prospectus please visit our website.

Interested in making the step up to Masters study? We have places available for 2020 and 2021 study across our range of innovative postgraduate courses. Join our active, cross-disciplinary community of makers and thinkers.

To book an informal chat about your options and to find out more please get in touch:

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