Norwich University of the Arts students go on to become world-leading artists, designers and creative professionals. We’ll help you turn your creative talent and determination into a fulfilling career.
Why choose a creative career?
One of the world’s most important and dynamic markets for the creative industries, the UK’s creative economy is thriving. The creative industries contributes £111.7 billion annually to the UK economy and employs over 2 million people (DCMS). Almost 1 in 8 UK businesses are creative businesses (CIF).
Driven by passionate and highly-skilled specialists, the sector depends on talented graduates and recruits 50,000 graduates every year (BIS). A university qualification is the key to many careers.
Here to help
Norwich University of the Arts won a Guardian Award for the best Employability and Entrepreneurship and was shortlisted in the Times Higher Education Awards. Our Business and Employability Team were also rated in the UK Top 10 for university careers services by StudentCrowd.
We’re here to help you succeed.
Every Norwich degree course is designed to ensure that our students develop an outstanding and well-rounded set of skills, so you’ll graduate fully equipped to compete for creative jobs after graduation.
Expert careers advice
Not only will you benefit from the experience and expertise of the academic staff, who bring a wealth of industry experience to their teaching, you’ll also receive support from a dedicated Business and Employability Team, who provide specialist creative careers advice.
Whether your goal is finding a great job or starting a business of your own, the Business and Employability Team will support you as you plan your career. Everyone at Norwich understands that creative talents forge distinctive paths, and we’ve developed a unique approach that gives innovators, disruptors and entrepreneurs the springboard they need to shape their future.
Creative jobs board
Students and graduates can access careers advice on the University Intranet and browse job vacancies on the Creative Jobs Board on Profile. To set up your Profile account please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“95% of Norwich University of the Arts graduates went on to employment or further education within six months of graduating.”
(Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2017/18)
A thriving creative economy
The UK is the world’s most important and dynamic market for the creative industries. The highly-skilled sector thrives on talented, well prepared graduates and a university qualification is the key to many careers within the growing creative industries market.
- The creative industries contributes £111.7 billion annually to the UK economy and employs over 2 million people (DCMS).
- Almost 1 in 8 UK businesses are creative businesses (CIF).
- The UK’s creative industries export £46 billion in goods and services (Creative Industries Federation).
Digital creative innovation
Discover how our students use creative digital innovation within their projects at Norwich University of the Arts.