Media, Film and Digital Technologies

We’re at the heart of Nottingham’s creative community, right on the doorstep of many new and emerging creative companies working at the cutting edge of the creative sector, so you’ll be the first to know about new jobs in the creative industry.

You’ll study at our City campus, in the heart of the historic Lace Market, right in the middle of the city’s Creative Quarter. It’s a blend of old and new with plenty to inspire you.

You’ll enjoy Mac and PC suites, industry-related 3D software, CS6 Master Suite software, high-definition cameras, industry-standard video editing and sound recording equipment, impressive exhibition space and an innovative, energetic, collaborative bunch of students. 

You’ll be rubbing shoulders with students on a whole range of different courses learning about cameras and lighting, sound for film and television, post-production and visual effects, music video production, advanced digital photography, online journalism, current affairs documentary, graphic design, web design and a whole lot more. It’s a brilliant opportunity to broaden your knowledge and make contacts. 

You’ll get the opportunity to showcase your work to some of the major players and talent scouts of the industry. You could get the chance to attend the New Designers exhibition in London and exhibit at our celebrated annual end of year show. By studying with us you'll get well connected and be ready to step up to the fast-paced world of employment. Our annual Creative Careers Conference will connect you with industry movers and shakers - in the past we've been joined by people like Tom Muller, Ian Tatham and key players from Sky, Instagram, the BBC and more.

Our graduates go on to achieve great careers within leading companies, including Channel 5, Web Design Group Limited, Gems TV and Peppermint Technology Ltd.

Highlights from Nottingham College

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Don’t miss our creative end of year shows!


 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


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


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


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

The Tale of Robin Hood and the College Carpenters


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

Course Moves 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


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.

Beauty students receive training using industry-leading product waxu


Beauty Therapy students receive industry training in preparation for the uptake of waxu into courses from September 2018.

Students start a conversation about mental health


As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14th – 20th May), staff and students are embarking on a 17-mile charity ‘walk and talk’ on Friday 18th May, to raise awareness and challenge stigma around mental health.

Students travel stateside for twice-in-a-life-time experience


Katie and Harry's Camp America work experience had such an impact the first time round, now they're jetting off again!

The Nottingham Motorshow is back!


From Japanese racing cars to pre-war classics, if you’re a fan of motors, old and new, the annual Nottingham Motorshow is a fantastic event not to be missed.

Trainee chefs put their ‘Hart’s’ and soul into College cook off


Professional Chefs Diploma students battled it out in the kitchen today, hoping to win the chance to cook alongside Dan Burridge, Head Chef at Hart’s Hotel and Restaurant.

Students’ creativity is set to soar on globally recognised art course


Foundation Art students selected for world class course

Hospitality students prove they have what it takes to make it in the industry


The pressure was on for Hospitality Management students last night, when they took charge at the renowned Marco Pierre White’s restaurant.