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Imagine having access to the very best equipment and resources using the most modern and up to date digital technologies as part of every lesson.
All Digital Arts students will be studying towards a BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media. Full details of this qualification can be found at: http://www.edexcel.com/quals/nationals10/media/Pages/default.aspx
The aim of this option is to offer you a diverse range of units designed to equip you with the confidence and skills to engage creatively with the exciting, innovative and fast developing world of digital media in its many forms.
Courses available within this option:
Examples of the units from this option:
As a digital arts student, you will enjoy creating imaginative work that is both highly original and inspired by the pursuit of digital excellence.
As a student you will benefit from links with our founding partner Maverick TV and the School of Media from our co-sponsor Birmingham City University.You will enjoy creating imaginative work that is both highly original and inspired by the pursuit of digital excellence.
You will be assessed via coursework, practical work and tutor assessment.
Each student will be expected to build up an extensive portfolio of work for assessment so will have good organisational skills. Coursework will be completed in a variety of ways - mainly practical productions but also essays, oral and power-point presentations, written evaluations, blogs and evaluative seminars.
We will be offering places to those students who have natural talent, passion and enthusiasm to perform at their full potential and to go beyond it.
You will be selected onto the new media option through an aptitude workshop.
With your qualification you could study further and go on to completing a degree in various new media related subjects. Alternatively you could enter the world of work in areas such as computer gaming and 3D animation.