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Creative Design & Developing Digital Experiences - Certified by Amaze BTEC Extended Diploma Level 3 at The Manchester College

Course description

Certified by Amaze, one of the industry’s leading design and development agencies, this brand new creative design programme at The Manchester College is focused on developing your digital experiences, covering the technologies and giving you the exact skills that employers in this sector require their staff to have. You’ll focus on a wide range of web design, app development and marketing campaign topics, learning all about 2D and 3D design, how to code effectively, and how to creative interactive productions using new and innovative methods in technology. The Creative Design and Developing Digital Experiences course also places a strong emphasis on communication in the modern world and the importance of understanding what brands need to do to stand out. Everything covered in this diploma reflects the current demands of real, working businesses – like Amaze – in the creative and digital sector.

Entry requirements

You’ll need to have 5 GCSEs including English at grade 5-9 (grade A*- C), along with a grade 6 or above (grade B) in Maths or Computer Science. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSES in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements


Assessment for this course will cover a wide range of methods, including assignments and live briefs set by Amaze, participation in guest lectures and workshops with Amaze staff, coursework, and some exams.

Financial information

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who meet funding regulations. For further details please call the Course Enquiry Team on 03333 222 444.

Future opportunities

After completing this Level 3 Diploma, you’ll have all the relevant skills, techniques and qualifications you need to advance onto university or start your career straight after college. You may want to go on to study for a degree in Computing, Graphic Design or Creative Media Production, or you might want to jump straight into work, in any number of growing, in-demand roles in the digital sector. Link to Careers You’ll open the doors to a career in software development, web design, digital consultancy and many more, and may even find yourself recruited directly for the prestigious Amaze Academy!

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 27 February 2017
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    • Openshaw Campus is a welcoming centre, offering courses for school leavers, adults, university-level students and professionals. Many of the facilities at Openshaw are open to the community, including a library, salon, restaurant and fitness centre. Openshaw is a vibrant, modern campus, designed to be a supportive learning and social environment.

      Facilities at Openshaw Campus include:

      • IT suites with tools for multimedia courses
      • purpose-designed retail unit offering real life experience to retail learners
      • recording studios
      • outdoor amphitheatre for live music
      • state of the art automotive, engineering, construction and electrical technology and training vehicles
      • hair and beauty salons, open to the public
      • library resource centre (LRC)
      • gym and fitness centre, open to the public
      • award winning training restaurant (Bistro East), open to the public
      • nursery
      • air cabin

      Local area

      Openshaw is a suburb of east Manchester, a short bus ride from Manchester’s city centre. Openshaw Campus is built at the heart of the community with an open plan design and attractive green space and water features. Sportcity and the City of Manchester Stadium are close to the campus. Sportcity has a number of sports venues and fitness and sports facilities for the public. There is a 14-screen cinema five minutes away by car or 25 minutes on foot.