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Digital Design and Animation (Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma) - Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a career in graphic design and/or animation within the digital design industry.

You’ll learn the skills needed to design digital media products, such as:

  • Graphic design
  • Digital illustration
  • Animation and motion graphics
  • Digital photography
  • Web design
  • Concept art

You can expect a course that offers a broad range of practical study, in great facilities with top-of-the-range equipment. You’ll complete a final portfolio of work and exhibit your best pieces in a professional end of year showcase. Throughout the course you’ll have the opportunity to work and engage with real clients.

You will complete 90 credits in Year 1 and gain a standalone qualification. On successful completion of this, you will progress into Year 2 to gain the full Extended Diploma.

You can view some of the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.

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How to apply for this course

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Location Date
111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: 6th September 2021

Course code: C000939 / Q001875

Qualification

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Digital Design and Animation

Duration

2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grades 9–4 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths – both of these must be grades 9–4 (A*–C) or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C). You will also need a portfolio or showreel of work.

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.

Progression

Choose to follow with further study at degree level in multimedia or a degree-level programme in digital media. We offer a foundation degree in Digital Design and a top-up degree in Digital Media Design.

Job opportunities include web design, graphic design, print or animation.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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