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Creative Media Production and Technology Diploma/Extended Diploma Level 3 at New College Stamford

Course description

Gain a solid understanding many areas of the ever-expanding Creative Media industry creatively exploring a range of areas andspecialise in the creative pathway that you enjoy, pathways include:Concept Art for Computer GamesGames DesignAnimationGraphicsFilm & TVWeb DesignApp design3D ModellingIllustration.You will have the opportunity to take part in many trips to inspire your creativity. Former students have taken part in international trips to Barcelona, Prague and New York as well as more local visits to The Warner Bro’s Studio Tour in London, EGX Rezzed Games, Warners Printers in Bourne, Liverpool London based museums, Leicester City FC Ground and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.This course is approximately 40% theory and 60% practical.

Course content

You will study through a variety of workshops, projects and classroom based activities you will develop a wide range of technical skills in, and knowledge of, audio, video, animation, graphics, concept art, and web based work. Other related topics will include narrative storytelling, market research, the audience and develop your communication and presenting skills.You will gain experience through undertaking live briefs and competitions throughout the year many supplied by external businesses and companies. You will have the opportunity to kick start your career in our industry days where you can get top tips and be inspired by professionals in Creative Media Industry.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above, includingan arts or media based subject,English and maths at grades C/4 or above, or Merit in a relevant Level 2 Diploma.


You will be assessed through a range of projects and develop portfolio of evidence which will be internally assessed. Currently this course is not exam based. You can utilise your porfolio to take to University or job interviews to showcase your abilities.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can progress on the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design or Foundation Degrees in Graphic Design and Creative and Editiorial Photography at New College Stamford or other creative degrees at University.You could also progress to careers in the Creative Media Industry such as Film and TV production, VFX Visual effects, Animation, Concept Art for computer games, 3D Modeling & Animation, Graphics, Advertising, Photography, Illustration, Video Game Design & Production, Interactive Design, Marketing adn Teaching.

Further information

You will require a 2GB SD card and at least a 250GB external portable hard drive. These can be purchased for approximately £65.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Stamford directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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