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.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis this course may start at another college campus and move to the City Hub later in the year.
Start: 7th September 2020
Course code: C000939 / Q001875
UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Digital Design and Animation
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 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.
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.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!
Why not come along to our End of Year Shows 2019 and see what our current students have been working on.