About This Course:
This course is for you, if you are interested in a career in graphic design, animations, web design, interactive design, advertising, games design or a range of other careers in the creative industries. The course will also equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for progression to an undergraduate degree in the digital arts.
While studying on the course you will explore and understand the design process, and learn how to manage the design and production process. You will develop skills to work in the digital environment including creating images, animations, 3D models and videos.
Is it for me?
This course is designed for progression to University and/or progression in the workplace. Once you have completed your studies, there is a wide range of careers open to you. The nature of your career options depend on which area of the digital arts you choose to specialise in.
- Digital Image Creation and Development
- Motion Graphics
- 3D Modelling
- Art, Design and Media Practices within the Digital Environment
- Typographic Skills
- Visual Communication in Art and Design
- Interactive Media Design
- Website Creation
- 2D, 3D and Time-based Digital Applications
- Photographic Materials and Techniques
- Drawing Techniques and Processes in Art and Design
- Advertising Campaigns
- Communication with Images in Art and Design
Teaching and Learning Methods:
All units are delivered using a diverse range of appropriate teaching and learning methods that support independent student learning. These include informal lectures, online teaching materials and research activities. Learners are encouraged to actively engage with learning through discussions, presenting exhibitions/displays, team presentations and Q and A sessions
What other opportunities will I have:
The qualifications provide a thorough grounding in the key concepts and practical skills required in the sector and the national recognition by employers allows direct progression to employment.
After studying for this course, you will have the skills to pursue a career in the creative industries.
What qualifications or experience do I need to start this course (entry requirements)?
One of the following Level 3 qualifications: BTEC L3 Extended/Diploma/Access to HE Diploma/1 A level or 2 AS levels. Work based qualifications will also need learners to be working in the relevant sector. Some courses will have specific entry requirements. Mature students who do not meet the entry criteria are encouraged to apply and will be considered on the basis of relevant work experience, passing the course entrance assessment and successful interview. If first language is not English, learners should have a minimum of 6.00 in IELTS for Foundation Degrees and 5.5 for Higher National Diplomas alongside a UK or equivalent international qualification.
Each module is assessed using a variety of assessment methods. You will be required to demonstrate creativity, critical thinking, evaluation, decision making, personal reflection, time management and effective communication skills. Each module carries a number of assessments which will be both practical and written.
Learners who completed this course went on to…
On successful completion of the Level 5 HND, students will have the opportunity to apply to study for a full degree. The qualification can lead to employment in a number of careers in the design sector.
As part of the course curriculum delivery employer visits and guest speakers are arranged to enhance and contextualize learning where appropriate.
Why chose our college?
- We have strong links with partner universities.
- Our tuition fees are lower than universities.
- We support our students through smaller classes and careers advice on progression to either employment or university.
- We are located within walking distance of London Underground and mainline rail stations.
- We have excellent facilities including a common room exclusively for Higher Education students.
- We offer financial support with grants, loans and bursaries that you may be eligible for
Financial and Additional Learning Support (ALS):
If you are going to study on a higher education course and you have a disability or learning difficulty such as dyslexia, you will need to apply to your local authority for Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) on form DSA1. (International Students are not eligible for DSA).
For more information about higher education ALS and financial support available to you please refer to the College website.
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