This is an industry led, two-year course, equivalent to 3 A Levels, which will allow progression to the University and or industry. This is a multi-disciplinary, multimedia course giving you the chance to learn the key creative and technical skills needed to create new media outputs. These outputs include motion graphics, 2D/3D animation, digital film creation and manipulation, vlogging and creating and managing your own You Tube channel, presenting techniques and graphic design as well as all aspects of promoting yourself and your digital product on social media platforms.
What will I learn?
This practical course is aimed at creative and dynamic individuals with a passion for modern digital media technology. You will focus on the creative application of technology and use industry-standard software packages in our state-of-the-art studios.
All units are taught by subject and/or industry experts and lessons are conducted in our purpose-designed studios. You will have access to superb industry-standard software and hardware, allowing development in established areas of media and design.
- Motion graphics
- 2D/3D animation
- Digital film creation and manipulation
- Radio podcasts
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is through a range of practical methods as well as theory.
A minimum of 4 GCSE passes including English and Maths. For 2017 entry we are accepting a grade C (current GCSE) or a grade 4 (New GCSE) as a pass. Alternatively we will accept a full Level 2 qualification at Merit grade or above.
Progression & Career Opportunities
This course responds to demands from the creative industries for technical professionals, designers and developers who can use the technical toolkit and apply them in a creative and meaningful way.
To progress to a higher education foundation degree, Higher National Diploma or other professional development programme. Other learners may want to extend the specialist nature of the subjects they studied on the BTEC Level 3 Diploma or another programme of study. Please bring along some examples of your art work to show to tutors at the interview. Any candidates who do not bring work with them can only be offered a conditional place, meaning they will not be able to join the course until we have seen acceptable examples of their work. Students will require a studio kit costing £200.