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Come and study in the Creative Arts department. We offer exciting industry relevant degree programmes in a variety of interdisciplinary subject areas. You will enjoy a rich academic experience, underpinned by an eclectic mix of staff research and opportunities for you to develop into the next generation of creative arts professionals.

We are a dynamic, stimulating and positive department. We thrive on curiosity, creativity and collective endeavours while nurturing individual responsibility, adaptability and vision. Studying with us will allow you to flourish in an environment that promotes debate, shared risk-taking and mutual empowerment. You will develop a rich understanding of the histories of your discipline, and the skills and techniques of contemporary practice. We strongly believe that the link between thinking and doing is inseparable and mutually informing. Therefore, the Creative Arts department will provide you with an academic experience that will prepare you for a wide and varied range of employment.

  • Develop your creativity.
  • Broaden and specialise your subject specific knowledge.
  • Stimulate your personal and interpersonal development.
  • Develop your independent learning skills.
  • Develop your collaborative and team working skills.
  • Develop presentation, organisational and communication skills.

Subject areas


Edge Hill University has excellent facilities located in the Creative Edge and The Arts Centre.

Creative Edge hosts:

  • two TV studios with broadcast capacity and full production capabilities
  • two recording studios
  • sound-editing suites
  • animation studios
  • a photographic studio
  • a radio studio
  • individual rehearsal rooms.

The resources are designed to ensure you gain skills and experience using industry standard equipment. Dedicated technical support in the facilities are available from our highly experienced support staff.

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Employability, enterprise and careers

Working closely with industry partners and the Employability, Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Innovation (E3i) team, we develop opportunities across all programmes. These collaborations ensure progressive, relevant modules, co-designed with industry input at the heart.

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Current collaborations

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BAFTA Albert logo
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Get in touch

Find us:

Department of Creative Arts
Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
L39 4QP
United Kingdom