Art and Design, Media & Performing Arts

Level 1/Level 2 First Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production

Start Date: 4th September 2017
Course Code: C01515 BMF1A
QCF/NDAQ: 601/0166/0

  • Further Education
  • Full-time
  • Ballymoney

Essentials

Duration: 1 Year Full-time
Start date: 4th September 2017
End date: 8th June 2018
Information Event: Y


Course Content

This is a new course is aimed at sudents who want to specialise in Interactive (Digital) Media Production from an early stage. We introduce you to a range of skills, including :

  • Website Production
  • Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Art
  • Digital Audio
  • Digital Project Planning
  • Digital Photography

There is a growing demand for Digital Media skills throughout all sectors of the economy; every business needs a good website; digital video, digital graphic, design work and the animation industry is thriving in Northern Ireland. This entry-level course will set you on a very definite pathway to employment. Potentially, you can develop your Interactive and Creative Media skills at the Ballymoney campus progressing to Level 3 Extended Diploma in Interactive Media, Animation or TV and Film subjects if you want, where you will work in partnership with industry. You may also progress to study our Level 3 Creative Games Development course in Coleraine campus.  If you have a talent for design, if you love working with software and if you want to become part of the digital revolution, then this is the course that you are looking for. If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade C or above in Maths and/or English you will be required to complete the relevant Essential Skills qualification. This will be a compulsory part of your timetable.


Special Features

The Ballymoney campus already runs very successful Interactive Media, Animation and TV& Film courses at Levels 3. This new Level 2 courses is an opportunity to get a real head start in a thrilling and innovative sector which is growing constantly.


Assessment Methods

Assessment will be both practical and written, with the practical taking the higher percentage. Students will be assessed individually but will also learn how to work as part of a team.


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Applicants should have 4 GCSE's at Grade D-E or above, or other relevant qualifications ">In circumstances where there are more applications for the course than there are places available, the College reserves the right to ask for higher grades.


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Successful students will be in an excellent position to compete for places on the popular Level 3 Extended Diploma in Interactive Media at the same campus. .


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2 Coleraine Road
Ballymoney
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Peter McMullan

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Essential Skills

All full-time students at the Northern Regional College have the opportunity to improve their English, Maths and IT skills and gain qualifications. The qualification you take will depend on the qualification you already have. If you do not have a grade C or above in GCSE English, Maths or ICT, you MUST do Essential Skills. This will form a compulsory part of your timetable.

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