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Media, Digital and Photography

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 industry standard equipment and software and photography studio spaces. 

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A Level Film Studies

Film is so much more than Saturday afternoon at the multiplex. Films give us a window into historical events, culture and changes in society from the early 20th century right up to today.

A Level Media Studies

If you’re interested in how the media shapes our lives and want to create your own productions, this could be the course for you.

A Level Photography

Photography can be provocative, heart-warming, challenging and eye-opening. This course is for you if you want to understand how to use a camera to capture a shot or a scene perfectly in different conditions. You’ll be a creative person, who…

Access to Higher Education: Creative Industries (Games and Development) (19+) - Full-time

This course is perfect if gaming is your thing, you are aged 19+, and you dream of creating the next best-selling game and seeing your name on the credits.

Access to Higher Education: Creative Industries (Photography) (19+) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you are aged 19+ want the techniques needed to take consistently high-quality photographs, as well as getting the skills and insight necessary for a career in the exciting world of photography or a related industry.

Access to Higher Education: Media (Media and Journalism) (19+) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you are aged 19+ and would like to prepare for university-level study in the exciting and ever-changing world of media and journalism.

Creating Audio Content for Digital Marketing - Part-time

The course is perfect if you are seeking to understand how to create audio for marketing material, whether that be for your own company, an organisation you work for, or to improve your employability in the future. The key focus…

Creating Video Content for Digital Marketing - Part-time

Digital Marketing offers a lucrative and rewarding career with skills in high demand by a whole range of employers.

Creative Media Production and Technology (Level 2 UAL Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want an introduction to creative and technical aspects of creative media production, plus the knowledge and understanding to progress to further education and employment within the creative industries.

Creative Writing for Media (Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you believe that creative writing is one of life’s great pleasures. The media industry is always on the lookout for new ideas, whether it be for television, radio, games or film.

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

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

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.

Digital Graphics for Games Production BA (Hons) (Level 6) - Full-time

The BA (Hons) degree in Digital Graphics and Games Production provides an ideal opportunity to explore the technical skills and software associated with graphic design, animation and games production.

Digital Marketing (Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you’re looking for a career in the exciting and fast-moving world of digital marketing.

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 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 Photography for Beginners (Level 1) - Part-time

Are you interested in learning how to use your digital camera more effectively? This hands- on course will help to develop your understanding of your digital camera, whilst learning the basics of framing and composition. You will also have the…

Digital Photography for Improvers (Level 2) - Part-time

Are you interested in developing your digital camera skills further? This hands-on course will enable you to confidently use your digital camera, whilst exploring more complex photo editing.

Film and Digital Broadcast Production BA (Hons) (Level 6) - Full-time

Our BA (Hons) in Film and Digital Broadcast Production degree brings together a wide range of skills and technical understanding from areas that are increasingly converging.

Games Development and Design (Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you play games and want to learn how to make them. If gaming is your thing and you dream of creating the next best-selling game and seeing your name on the credits, this is the…

Introduction to Creative IT and Media (SEND) (Entry 3) - Full-time

If you have mild learning difficulties and/or disabilities and would like to explore and enhance your creative IT/media skills and knowledge in a supportive environment then this course could be perfect for you.

Journalism (Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you have a passion for writing or blogging about the things you love, and an interest in social media, digital layout, interview techniques, video and photography.

Media Production (Level 1 UAL Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want to explore and enhance your creative media skills and knowledge.

Photographic Practice BA (Hons) Degree (Level 6) - Full-time

The new BA (Hons) degree in Photographic Practice is designed to enable you to build the skills to work effectively as a professional as a freelancer or in the creative industries.

Photography (Level 1 UAL Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if are wanting to learn a broad range of photography skills and would like to have a career in photography.

Photography (Level 2 UAL Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want a creative grounding in taking photographs and exploring the art of displaying images on the page, both digitally and using more traditional methods.

Photography (Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want the techniques needed to take consistently high-quality photographs, as well as the skills and insight necessary for a career in the exciting world of photography or a related industry.

TV and Film Production (Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma) - Full-time

This course is perfect if you want to pursue a career in TV or film production, producing a range of exciting content in all areas of the TV and film industry.

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Media Lecturer Rob Hitchen

Our hands-on courses are aligned with careers which means our students regularly put the skills they learn into practice.

Media Lecturer Rob Hitchen talks about the newly built Digital Media Centre based at the City Hub, which features future ready technology providing our students with the experience, knowledge and professional skills ready for when they enter the media industry.