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Creative sector

The south west of England is recognised as having a diverse and vibrant creative industries sector which includes creative and digital media, audio-visual, design, TV and film production and visual arts, music technology and software games development.

Within this context, Plymouth has a recognised media cluster.

Some 3,300 employees are engaged in the creative industries in the Plymouth travel to work area. Organisations within Plymouth actively involved in this sector include:

  • Plymouth Media-Partnership
  • Designed in Devon
  • Plymouth College of Art
  • City College Plymouth
  • University of Plymouth
  • Arts Matrix

Academic provision supporting this sector through higher and further education institutions in the city extends from Certificate and Diploma, through to Advanced Apprenticeships, BTEC, BA (Hons), BSc and MA.

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