East Sussex College

Digital Media Design East Sussex College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Brighton

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TEF Bronze

Sussex Coast College Hastings has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.

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This course offers an exciting and dynamic range of skills development covering both the creative and technical aspects of digital media design. The emphasis is on developing ideas and acquiring skills. You will learn to find innovative solutions to complex problems, gain confidence in handling a wide range of software, become effective team workers and creative designers, skilled in presenting yourself and your ideas. You will develop the conceptual, analytical, technical and design skills required by the industry. Attending an international design conference is also offered in both years.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
The Digital Media Design FdA introduces you to creative, conceptual and technical aspects of digital media design, covering media as diverse as web and mobile design, animation and motion graphics, interactive design, digital imaging and digital video.
This course is designed for people who want to become well qualified and highly skilled professionals in digital media.
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
You will be introduced to all aspects of digital media design; web and mobile design, animation and motion graphics, interactive design, digital imaging and digital video. The course includes live digital media projects and the opportunity to work in teams and with practising media professionals. There is an opportunity to enter live design competition briefs in each year of the course.
WHAT CAN YOU DO AFTER THIS COURSE?
You will achieve a Foundation Degree (FdA) in Digital Media Design, a level 5 qualification. Your course provides a realistic platform for entering professional practice, whether working in design agencies or freelancing. At the end of the Foundation Degree, you can apply to progress onto the BA (Hons) Digital Media Design Top Up here at Sussex Downs College, which allows you to convert your FdA into a full BA Honours Degree.

Course details

Modules

You will be introduced to all aspects of digital media design; web and mobile design, animation and motion graphics, interactive design, digital imaging and digital video. The course includes live digital media projects and the opportunity to work in teams and with practising media professionals. There is an opportunity to enter live design competition briefs in each year of the course.

Assessment method

You will have 5 modules assessed with practical projects and 1 module assessed with an academic essay.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code W212
Institution code S83
Campus name Lewes
Campus code L

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

If you wish to apply to Y2 of this course you will need 120 CAT points.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 64 points If you are a mature student aged 25 or over and fall below the entry requirements, evidence of prior learning with an appropriate portfolio of work or relevant industry experience will be considered.
A level Satisfactory completion of A Levels
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Satisfactory completion of a Level 3 course
Access to HE Diploma Satisfactory completion of an Access to HE course


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7,900 Year 1
International £7,900 Year 1
England £7,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7,500 Year 1
Scotland £7,500 Year 1
Wales £7,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

Our full-time tuition fees for UK students starting in 2017-18 is £7,500 for an undergraduate degree. Our full-time tuition fees for International and EU students starting in 2017-18 is £7,900 for an undergraduate degree. Studying with us will give you excellent value for money. Our lower fees, compared to many other universities, help you to save money, while getting the very best from our expert tutors.

Provider information

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East Sussex College
Station Plaza
Station Approach
Hastings, East Sussex
TN34 1BA


Course contact details

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Admissions (Eastbourne and Lewes)

030 3003 9124