Creative Arts

Cultivating creativity

Be inspired to achieve your creative potential

The creative industries are growing faster than any other area of the UK economy*, which is great news for talented graduates with a passion for art and design. Discover what it's like to work in the sector.

Government statistics from the Department for Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) show that in 2015 the creative industries contributed £87billion to the UK economy. The number of jobs in the sector increased by 3.2% between 2014 and 2015 to 1.9 million, 5.8% of total UK jobs.

According to the DCMS, the creative industries, which include advertising, architecture, arts and culture, craft, design, fashion, games, music, publishing, technology, TV & film are growing faster than the UK economy as a whole.