Art. Music. Media. Performance.

AMP is a leading and specialist creative industries department within HSDC. Our aim is to develop, nurture and inspire future creatives.

AMP is dedicated to ensuring creative courses give you more than just a qualification. Our teaching enables you to be free with your creativity – enabling you to learn whilst allowing you to express yourself.

We understand that everyone’s career aspirations are different and we give you the opportunity to explore the things that matter to you; helping you gain the experience and confidence you need to succeed in the creative industry.

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The lecturers at AMP are more than just teachers, they’re industry experts who know what you need to succeed. They’re not only passionate about teaching, our lecturers are industry-connected practitioners who seek out opportunities to enhance your experience and help you stand out in the industry.

If you study a creative course at our South Downs Campus or our Music A Level at Havant Campus, you’ll have access to a range of facilities tailored to the subject you study. You’ll have the chance to work with industry standard equipment, helping prepare you for life in the creative industries:

Whether you’re a dancer, photographer, actor or artist, what unites AMP is the passion for creativity. This passion extends to the creative community and we’re lucky enough to welcome industry experts, former students and inspiring guest speakers on a regular basis. Exciting activities in the past have included:

  • All-day workshops led by industry experts
  • Visits from alumni to share their insights into the industry
  • Support for students to run their own events
  • Guest lecturers sharing their skills
  • Performing at events such as Victorious Festival

In addition to these you’ll also have the opportunity to showcase what you’ve learnt during your time at College, through performances or events throughout the year or end of year showcases and exhibitions.


Our students have a track record of success but don’t take our word for it. Here are some of our Alumni success stories:

These are just some of the successful alumni who have passed through the doors of HSDC. In addition to those listed above, many of our students have made a name for themselves within the art sector, music, theatre, film, tv, gaming, fashion and graphic design.

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