Art & Design | UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Digital Arts | Level 3
Why this course?
This two year 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.
This course can be studied over two years; the UAL Diploma is completed in the first year and the UAL Extended Diploma in the second year.
Start at Level 3 if you have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, preferably including English and maths.
Start at Level 2 if you have at least 3 GCSEs at grade 3 (D/E) or above, including English or maths.
Course topics include:
- Design and research techniques and skills
- Idea development
- Adobe Suite software
- Audio and visual production and technology
- Interactive media production and technology
- Visual storytelling and camera techniques
- Studio lighting
- Collaborative working
- Developing a creative media production project
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.
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.
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.
You will work in artists’ studios with access to our 3D workshop, darkroom, printmaking studio, Mac suites and pattern cutting room.
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.
Upon successful completion and achievement of the Diploma you can progress to the Extended Diploma.
After the Extended Diploma you can progress to a university-level course, either at the MET or at universities throughout the UK.
Our West Durrington Campus is also our University Centre, a creative arts space with students studying at degree level in art & design disciplines as well as theatre arts and music.
Degrees at Northbrook MET include Fine Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography, Digital Design, Fashion, Textile Design or Theatre/Set Design.
- Film/documentary maker
- Creative designer /director
- Conceptual consultant
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.