Talent is seldom enough. Those who succeed in the creative
industries or make a name for themselves as artists have usually
undertaken some form of further education. This chart gives
you an idea of the different educational routes leading to
employment in the creative industries.
www.ucas.com. Entry to majority of higher education full-time
courses is through the Universities & Colleges Admissions
Service. Your school, college or Connexions office will have
further information on how to apply. Includes information
on higher education & courses available in the creative
industries. Applicant enquiries T 01242 227788
to 'Young People' on the website for more information on qualifications
such as NVQs & Modern Apprenticeship, links & news
of initiatives such as dance and drama awards for tuition
Independent charity promoting opportunities for people with
any kind of disability in learning & employment. They
run an information service and their website contains useful
advice about different Further and Higher education institutions.
Runs the Student Design Awards scheme, the largest competition
for design students in the UK. Prizes are travel awards or
work placements within industry.
Scottish Arts Council
General information on the arts in Scotland with links to
other useful sources of information.
National Museum of Performing Arts
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television