Art & Design | UAL Diploma in Digital Arts | Level 2

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Course Code: FE0346-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time) Campus: West Durrington Campus Qualification: UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Level 2 Awarding Body: UAL

Why this course?

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This course will equip you with an in-depth understanding of the technical and production skills you need to become a creative digital producer.

You will develop skills in areas including photography, moving image, advertising design and animation.

The course is taught by a team skilled in communication, advertising design, animation, illustration, photography and filmmaking.

Start dates

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Entry requirements

Start at Level 2 if you have at least four GCSEs at grade 3 (D/E) or above, including English and/or maths.

Start at Level 3 if you have at least four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including English and maths.



Entry requirements

Course content

Course topics include:

  • Creative media methods and skills
  • Production techniques
  • Understanding an audience
  • Audio and visual production
  • Interactive media production

You will have the opportunity to work on real live projects commissioned by internal and external clients and be nominated for the competitive and highly regarded annual UAL Origins Exhibition.  

You will work in artists’ studios with access to our 3D workshop, darkroom, printmaking studio, Mac suites and pattern cutting room.   

Why the MET?

  • Photography and video studios
  • Professional resources and equipment
  • Mac computer suites
  • Lecturers from the Creative Industries
  • Collaboration with other creative courses

Northbrook MET has a fantastic track record of progression to prestigious universities. The MET's vibrant Creative Industries department has a broad range of staff who are all practising artists and designers involved in the region's buzzing art and design scene. Our staff are here help you realise your potential. Our experienced teaching staff are passionate about their areas of expertise and are committed to helping you to attain your learning goals and meet your personal aims.    

Without a doubt, one of the reasons we know you will love studying at Northbrook MET is the renowned creative facilities and atmosphere at our West Durrington Campus. The campus is a dedicated arts space, with the art & design courses running alongside theatre arts and music courses. You will collaborate with like-minded, passionate students and benefit from the various creative projects that take place, such as theatre shows, music gigs and art exhibitions. The campus is regularly used by professional creatives, which further highlights the quality of our industry-standard facilities.

What's next?

After Level 2 you can progress to the Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Digital Arts and then on to further study or seek employment.

Future careers include: 

  • Animator
  • Researcher
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Photographer
  • Photo-journalist
  • Film/documentary maker 
  • Curator
  • Creative designer /director 
  • Conceptual consultant 
What's next?

Course costs

UK and EU students do not have to pay fees if they are under 19 on 31 August in the year they are studying.

More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.

Course costs

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

You can also apply for as many colleges and courses as you wish - so keep your options open!

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