A degree in art, or art and design, will explore creative techniques and disciplines that are prevalent in the worlds of art and design. Your course could be focused on a variety of artistic elements like animation, illustration, textiles, visual effects or graphic design. Most art courses have a practical focus as you’ll likely work on a portfolio and develop your own personal style, possibly having the chance to work with real clients. You may learn about different approaches towards art and develop a critical eye, and will probably have access to specialist artistic facilities and studios. As a graduate of art you could have a variety of career options open to you, like art critic, art buyer, museum curator, set designer, fashion designer, and more.