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Creative Media Production and Technology Award and Diploma Level 2 at New College Nottingham

Course description

If you've already got a keen interest in creative media then this is the perfect course for you!

This course will introduce you to things such as animation through to TV media with a range of subjects such as; video production, photography, animation, digital print, graphic design, interactive graphics and TV media.

As well as studying all of these great subjects you can be rest assured that you're also learning in the best facilities with top of the range equipment, and if that wasn't enough, you'll also get to take part in an annual end of year show!

Every year the college hosts a creative careers conference and it’s here that you’ll get to meet successful and renowned creative professionals, all keen to spot the next new talent – it could be you!

Course content

This course is designed to help people with a broad range of creative skills and interests to understand more about what area they want to specialise in for future study or for a career. 

You will be introduced to things such as animation through to TV media with a range of subjects such as; video production, photography, animation, digital print, graphic design, interactive graphics and TV media.

As well as studying all of these great subjects you can rest assured that you're also learning in the best facilities with top of the range equipment, and if that wasn't enough, you'll also get to take part in an annual end of year show!

Entry requirements

You must have ONE of the following:  

  • 4 GCSEs (3 at grades A*-D and 1 at grade A*-E), including English and Maths  
  • Level 1 media-based qualification at merit, plus GCSE English & Maths (1 at grade A*-D and 1 at grade A*-E)  
  • Equivalent qualifications - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE Maths and/or English

Adults 19+ who have industry experience BUT do not have the necessary qualifications can be invited in for interview.

Assessment

Assessment is continuous and will consist of a portfolio of reports, presentations and creative projects plus a final major project at the end of the year.

Future opportunities

After you've completed this course there's a load of options available to you for further progression at ncn! We offer Level 3 Digital Design & Animation, Level 3 Television & Film Production, Level 3 Photography, Level 3 Journalism or Level 3 Games Design BTEC Diplomas.

If you would like to find out more about how this could unfold for you, our advisors are on hand to help – just click the Contact an Advisor option to the right.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • This former lace mill from the 1800s was once the centrepoint of the UK's world renowned lace manufacturing industry but now it's home to more than 50 of ncn's courses, including TV, Film and Digital Industries, Fashion, Multimedia, Games Development, Business and Administration, Aviation, Travel and Tourism, our HE Centre, ICT and many more.

       
      The building itself is some seven floors and in our fashion and textiles rooms right at the top of the building, you can enjoy some amazing views of the city.
       
      Across the road we have our Visual Arts Academy housed within another impressive building located at 25 Stoney Street. Here we have vast rooms and studios with amazing light so that all our art, design and photography students can do their thing.
       
      It's no coincidence that ncn's Visual Arts and Fashion and Media and Digital Academies are in the heart of the Lace Market. The area has been named Nottingham's Creative Quarter where hundreds of small creative businesses operate from. This connnectivity and vibrant environment gives our creative students a head start!