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If you want to immerse yourself in film, animation, content creation or design for screen-based media, we can teach you the skills to give you the edge on this exciting programme! With a fast-paced and constantly changing digital environment, the digital media industry requires robust, flexible, creative problem solvers. Throughout your experience, we’ll support you in developing a skillset that will enable you to become employable. You can also work with students on other programmes such as game design or art, design & photography to create collaborative outcomes. You will be assessed with supportive tutorials and written and verbal feedback for each of your projects.
Your final projects are designed to give you the creative freedom to explore the skills you have learned over the year with greater independence. Here, you might work collaboratively with others or independently to create digital media outcomes such as animations, films, apps or web design.
The Study Programme
The core of this programme is awarded by University of the Arts London (UAL). Widely regarded as the providing the best creative qualifications available, UAL enables us to teach flexible, professional programmes that give the most valuable, engaging and industry-ready skills possible. The programme will include support for your English and Maths as you work towards achieving your grade 4 or above at GCSE. There will also be opportunities to do creative work experience and have exciting enrichment sessions that support the growth of your personal and professional skills. Your programme will be further enhanced with valuable, contextualised group tutorials to engage you with the big conversations around happening us.
Who is This Programme For?This might be a good programme for you whether you are new to or have some experience already in digital media. You would most likely be aged 16-18. We’re looking forward to meeting you!
What do I need to join?
As well as having a keen interest in the subject area, you might show us a portfolio of work at an interview or taster day. Your portfolio might include recent, relevant creative work including developmental pieces and sketchbooks, final pieces and writing about the work. However, a portfolio is not essential.
You will also have five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including an English or Maths. You may have completed a relevant Level 2 qualification as well/instead, but this is also not essential.
You will need to be committed, punctual and demonstrate an enthusiasm for learning and taking on new ideas and skills.
What can I do next?
Once you complete the full Level 3 two-year programme (equivalent to taking 3 A levels), you might be ready to explore Higher Education (HE) opportunities. SGS College currently runs BA (Hons) Game Art & Production, FdSc Computer Games Design and Development, FdA Game Art and BA (Hons) Media Production. The college also has established links with many leading universities providing digital media in a range of specialist fields.
By working towards completing your English and Maths in this programme, you will further improve your opportunities to progress to the areas of study you are most interested in.
In the future, you might find yourself working in all sorts of creative fields. The skills we teach are highly transferable and revolve around problem solving, critical thinking and creative practice. You may work freelance or perhaps as part of a studio or professional organisation. You could be an app or web designer, filmmaker, animator, content creator, software engineer, media journalist, presenter, editor, audio designer or something else entirely. There are endless possibilities.
course information last updated: Tuesday 21st March 2023 @ 8.03am (21 hours ago)
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