Media, Digital and Photography

If you have a creative flair and love to communicate by expressing yourself, choosing a media, digital or photography course could be a great fit for you!

Choosing Nottingham College is a good choice too because you can be inspired by a city that oozes creativity. Plus, you’ll be studying right in the heart of Nottingham’s vibrant Creative Quarter, so there’s no better place to grow your talent.

Our fantastic facilities include the city's largest training TV studio and the latest in animation, graphics and photography software. Plus, we've got huge exhibition spaces - so that when it comes to showing off your work to your family, friends and potential employers, we provide the perfect platform.

We have a large group of creative students and student collaborations happen all the time, so you’ll be in excellent company. For example, there are exciting enrichment trips to locations like London, Berlin and Paris. Our students are also regular winners at the annual Nottingham Creative Awards – so, next year you could be one of them!

Our tutors are all passionate about their areas of expertise and they all have high level industry skills and knowledge, so you’ll definitely benefit from their years of experience. This is why our students consistently enjoy some of the highest achievement rates nationally.

Our courses also offer a great foundation for entering into work or further study and you'll acquire the right skills to help you find employment. We’ve got a great range of higher education courses, so you can grow and develop your talents as far as you want to take them. All of our courses also have great links with industry, so you’ll never be short of opportunities to put your learning into practice.

Join us for creative freedom and the opportunity to showcase your work in a professional exhibition at the end of the course.

Sophie Armishaw studied a BTEC in Photography, here at Nottingham College. Find out here how her positive college experience has helped her photography career journey.

Levels

We offer a range of Diplomas and Extended Diplomas, ranging from Level 1 to Level 3.

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Highlights from Nottingham College

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Primary school pupils go to college!

20/07/2018

Nottingham College has hosted a science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) day for 60 gifted and talented Year 4 pupils from Nottingham primary schools at its Basford campus.

Music students rock Spain

17/07/2018

Twenty students took part in a music tour this summer.

Basford Nursery

16/07/2018

Information about the Basford Nursery closure.

School pupils have fin-tastic time at College seafood workshop

29/06/2018

Trainee chefs have been passing on their culinary knowledge and newfound fishmongering skills to school pupils during a seafood workshop.

Sporty students ace tennis coaching

22/06/2018

More than 2,000 local primary school children benefitted from the coaching skills and experience of Nottingham College sport students at the Nottingham Mini Tennis Schools Festival recently.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of the new City Hub construction

22/06/2018

We hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today alongside Wates Construction, D2N2, and Nottingham City Council, to mark the start of construction at the College’s new City Hub.

Aviation students land dream jobs at Swissport

21/06/2018

Thirteen Aviation students have begun new jobs at global airline support service company Swissport, as part of the Nottingham College Swissport training academy.

Don’t miss our creative end of year shows!

08/06/2018

 As the academic year draws to a close, the hard work of our talented creative students will be celebrated with an end of year showcase this month, which includes Media, Art and Design, Photography and Fashion.

Trainee chefs gain inspiration from the professionals

01/06/2018

Professional chefs Hira Thakur and Paul Thacker joined budding cooks at the Adams Restaurant for a special Asian-inspired evening. 

Talented students shine at Young Creative Awards

01/06/2018

Creative students are celebrating after winning Fashion and Textiles, Photography, Graphic Design, Film, Music, and Architecture and Design categories at this year’s Nottingham Young Creative Awards.

Spotting the early signs of skin cancer

23/05/2018

To help celebrate Sun Awareness Week, the College teamed up with Skin Cancer charity, Skcin.

The Tale of Robin Hood and the College Carpenters

23/05/2018

Carpentry students are playing a very important part in the up and coming Hoodwinked sculpture trail.

Course Moves 2018

18/05/2018

As part of the College’s ongoing Estates strategy, this summer the college has the opportunity to improve the learner experience and outcomes by moving courses to different sites.

Professional chefs introduce students to Asian-inspired cooking

18/05/2018

Former Nottingham College student, turned award-winning chef, Hira Thakur, is returning to where his training first began, in the College’s commercial restaurant, to support the next generation of budding cooks.