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"A degree in art/design is a mickey mouse degree"...

I think it's safe to assume that most if not all people who have taken or completed a degree in an art or design related field have been told, or read, or have heard things said that imply that a degree in art/design is a 'mickey mouse' degree. For those who aren't familiar with the term, a 'mickey mouse' degree is a degree which is deemed either worthless or irrelevant. This blog entry aims to inform and educate those who share these highly ignorant views. I will also be touching on the whole debate of "Do you have to do a degree in design to get a job?".

I've mentioned numerous times on my Twitter feed and have linked articles stating how art/design jobs are actually increasing, are growing in demand, and the growth is HUGE;

"The creative industries sector as a whole is growing at 8.9% a year – nearly double the rate of the UK economy as a whole – and is the second fastest-growing UK sector, behind construction." 
By the way, so you…