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Creative and Digital Media Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Hertford Regional College

Course description

The potential job roles for those working towards this qualification are: Advertising Art Director, Computer Games Designer, Digital Marketing. The course is 1 year progressing to a second year focusing on a specific specialism in digital media. You will learn 2D digital art, photography, animation, digital communication, graphics.

Course content

You will learn how to use specific software applications, filming and editing techniques storyboarding and drawing and design skills.

Entry requirements

  • 200 GCSE points including a minimum grade C in GCSE English Language
  • Or a L2 Vocational Diploma at Merit level in a relevant arts or IT specialism and a minimum grade C in GCSE English Language
  • Evidence of interest and ability in art and design


You will be assessed each through practical assignments. The final term’s assessment will be in the form of a self -chosen project, which is externally assessed.

Future opportunities

You can progress to a second year, where you may choose to focus on a specific digital specialism or you can progress directly to an apprenticeship or employment. On completion of the second year you will have an extended diploma, which is a nationally recognised advanced level qualification, allowing you direct access to university or employment.

Further information

You will need drawing, art materials and sketch books. You will be advised of what you need when you enrol. Expect to spend about £100 in the first year and a much smaller amount in the second year when you will only need to top up what you have used. There are some additional charges for trips.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hertford Regional College directly.

Last updated date: 18 April 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
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