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Media, Digital and Photography

A media student standing behind a camera filming a fashion show stage

There’s never been a more exciting time to enrol on one of Nottingham’s top creative courses! Are you ready for the challenge?

Nottingham is a great city to become a creative professional and you’ll be studying right in the heart of Nottingham, at our brand new City Hub in the vibrant Creative Quarter, so there’s no better place to grow your talent.

Our tutors are all passionate about their areas of expertise and they’ve all worked (or still work) in the industry themselves, so you’ll be benefiting from their years of experience. This is why our students consistently enjoy some of the highest achievement rates nationally. Join us for creative freedom and the opportunity to showcase your work in a professional exhibition at the end of the course.

We have a large group of creative students, and student collaborations happen all the time, so you’ll be in excellent company. There are exciting enrichment trips to locations such as London, Berlin and Paris. Our students are regular winners at the annual Nottingham Young Creative awards – next year, it could be you!

Every course enjoys great links with industry, so you’ll never be short of opportunities to put your learning into practice. You’ll learn your craft in some of the best facilities, using industrystandard equipment and software and photography studio spaces.

Levels

We offer a range of courses, Level 1 to university level.

Careers in Media, Digital and Photography

Nottingham is internationally renowned for its creative sector and employability numbers are growing all the time. Even the Government has recognised Nottingham’s creative industries and has given the city extra money to help grow its economy in this area.

The media and digital technologies industries can be quite competitive, with lots of people looking for their dream creative job. There are a vast number of career options in the industry – whether you would like to be a Designer, an Animator, a Broadcaster, a Digital Marketing Executive, a Games Developer, a TV or film producer, a Journalist/writer/blogger, a Photographer, a Graphic Designer, a Production Manager, a Special Effects Designer or a Web Designer– there are many choices available to you.

At Nottingham College, we have strong links within the creative sectors and have the knowledge and expertise to ensure that you will be equipped to fit into the ever growing and competitive industries.

You’ll certainly have a head start with us, as Nottingham’s largest provider of media and digital technologies education and training. You’ll learn your craft in some of the best facilities, using the best equipment of any training provider in Nottingham.

Did you know?

  • There’s more than 1.5 million people working within the digital sector or in digital tech roles across other sectors.
  • The number of digital tech jobs across the UK has grown more than twice the rate of non tech sectors.
  • The average salary for TV, Video and Audio Engineers is around £29,000.
  • You could earn between £18,000 - £40,000 as a Web Designer
  • Very experienced press photographers can earn anywhere from £25,000 to £60,000.

Not sure what you'd like to study?

Are you interested in Media, Digital and Photography but not sure which course is right for you? You can receive Careers Advice before you decide which course is best for you! Apply through our Application Portal using the link below and our Careers Advisors will help you find the perfect course that's suited to you!

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Sports Photography HNC (Level 4) - Full-time

This new course has been developed in consultation with local and national sports photographers and commissioners, and will involve extensive field work.

Documentary Film Production HNC (Level 4) - Full-time

This new Documentary Film Production course has been developed in consultation with national companies and freelance professionals and is aimed at people with a passion for storytelling in the real world who wish to develop their creative skills to a…

Digital Journalism HNC (Level 4) - Full-time

This new course has been developed in consultation with national companies and freelance professionals and is aimed at people who have a story to tell: potential reporters, investigators, influencers and marketeers are all welcome.

Film and Television Production Foundation Degree (Level 5) - Full-time

This course is designed to produce creative visual thinkers who are able to apply knowledge of audio visual principles, methodologies and visual culture to the development of commercial digital products.

Digital Media Design BA (Hons) Top-Up Degree - Part-time

The course has a strong focus on business and enterprise and will lay the foundations for your career.

Digital Media Design BA (Hons) Top-Up Degree - Full-time

The course has a strong focus on business and enterprise and will lay the foundations for your career.

Digital Design Foundation Degree (Level 5) - Full-time

This is a lively, practical, hands-on course designed to enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to work at the cutting edge of the fast-moving digital design industry.

Digital Design Foundation Degree (Level 5) - Part-time

This is a lively, practical, hands-on course designed to enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to work at the cutting edge of the fast-moving digital design industry.

Photography Practice Foundation Degree (Level 5) - Full-time

Becoming a professional photographer is about so much more than just taking great pictures. This course will encourage your creative side and develop your professional skills.

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