Digital Media Development at Trafford & Stockport College Group - UCAS

Course summary

This course is for those with a passion for creative technology and media production. It will appeal to filmmakers, content creators, gamers, designers, digital artists, and image makers looking for a dynamic, multi-disciplined Digital Media environment that harnesses breadth and the opportunity for specialised depth also. You will fuse traditional and digital media to shape new forms of communication. Alongside foundations in cinematography, content creation, audio and video editing, graphic design, and animation, you will explore areas such as virtual and augmented reality. Knowledge of more immersive interactive applications will be beneficial in a rapidly changing field, where the industry now requires multi-skilled digital media practitioners, creative but also competent in a range of technology. Throughout, you will be working with live briefs and embedded industry placements to enrich and replicate ‘real-world’ experiences and build your employability skills. Course runs for 2 years -12 hours per week . This programme has been designed so that in year 1 you can experiment and learn a broad range of digital media. In year 2, concepts and techniques are further developed. You also begin to identify your chosen area of specific interest, take part in industry briefs and work experience, and refine your craft culminating in a final exhibition of your work. Top up (Level 6) in BA Digital Media Development or our Top up (level 6) BA Contemporary Creative Practice, awarded by Sheffield Hallam University. Other Top up degrees in areas such as Digital Media, Animation, Graphics, Media or Film Production. Career Options include: Content Creator, Games Designer, Animator, Graphic designer, Podcaster, Social Media Marketing, Editor, Producer, Art director, Motion Graphic developer, Curator. For further information please contact us by visiting the contact page on the college website . Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.


Ideas and Concepts- Developing ideas for a variety of media outcomes and presenting them in a professional way. Digital Exploration- Utilising a range of computer software and hardware to create media assets including audio,3D Models and 2D Graphics to produce a range of media outcomes that demonstrate your technical and creative media skills. Immersion and Interface-Creating a virtual reality experience and ways to interact within these environments. Future Self- Develop a pathway for your personal career aspirations.

Assessment method

All students are continually assessed throughout their learning with one to one tutorial guidance or in-group critiques. And on completion of modules are assessed and graded. There are no formal examinations.

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Whilst applications are considered on an individual basis, offers are usually based on a requirement to have: 64 UCAS points L3 qualification: Access to HE (60 credits at P) BTEC- L3 Diploma-MM T-level-Pass A level-DDE 4 GCSEs at grade C/grade 4 or above including Maths and English. We are particularly interested in applicants who wish to work within the Creative Media Industry in roles within TV, Film, Graphics, VR, XR and AR, animation and content creation. We also ask that you are willing to learn and undertake: Industry-based work experience. A broad range of production skills and techniques Planning to deliver a project working to a live brief. Excellent attendance and a full-time commitment to group and individual projects. The selection process will involve an UCAS application and may also involve an interview. TEAMS/telephone interviews are available for any applicants who are not able to attend interview on-site.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Students will be expected to purchase a 250GB hard drive and suitable SD card to store their footage. Students will cover the cost of travel to and from local filming locations and placements. Optional educational or work-based trips in the UK and internationally will be offered and a fee may be attached should you wish to participate. Where possible, we endeavour to visit free exhibitions and workshops but travel abroad will incur additional costs.
Digital Media Development at Trafford & Stockport College Group - UCAS