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Media & Multimedia

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Mode of study Vocational Full-time
Duration 2 Years
Campus London Road Campus
Start date September 2020
Course code FLR3MMD (2022)
  • Who is it for?

    Do you want a career in the games industry as a concept artist, 3D modeller or animator, or game designer? Want to be a film director, camera operator, TV producer or editor? What about animation, graphic design, photography or interactive design? If you are interested in any of these career paths then this is the course for you.

  • Entry Requirements

    A minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language, or a Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media at a Merit or above.

  • What does the course involve?

    During the course you will undertake practical 'hands on' projects to develop your core creative skills and software expertise. You will learn to use industry standard equipment and software during workshop sessions and guided studio time working on both PCs and iMacs. The software we use includes: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Muse, Autodesk 3DS Max, Autodesk Mudbox, Blender and Dragon Frame. You will learn about how the creative industries work and be encouraged to work on live projects for clients to gain commercial experience. Each year we hold an exhibition of students' work for an audience of invited guests who include prospective employers as well as your friends and family. This qualification will give you the starting knowledge and skills you need for employment in the creative industries or entry to university. Previous students have gone on to work as camera operators, animators, photographers, game designers, concept artists, 3D modellers, creative writers and graphic design artists after completing study at a higher level

  • How much does it cost?

    During the course most of the equipment you need will be supplied, however you will need to pay for printing costs and some educational visits may also incur a charge. We advise that students have some form of storage media (USB Flash Drive or SD card) for back up and transport of work in order to complete homework.

  • What do I do next?

    You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email:

Ben Jenks

Ben Jenks

Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production
Previous school: Shrewsbury Academy

I have always enjoyed concept art and design, so this course was recommended to me. At the Open Evening everyone seemed knowledgeable and inviting. I will be progressing onto Level 3 next year and then I would like to explore concept art and drawing, possibly getting a tattoo Apprenticeship.

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Career Options

  • Advertising accounts managers and creative directors

    Up to £37,000

  • Arts officers, producers and directors

    Up to £43,000


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