Sussex Downs College

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

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Course summary

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.


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 S89
Campus name Sussex Downs College (Lewes)
Campus code L

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 60 points You will need: 60 UCAS Tariff Points from a minimum of one 6 unit qualification. We welcome applicants with other qualifications or relevant experience to apply. Individual offers may vary.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Portfolio


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £7,500 Year 1
EU £7,500 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

Fees for Foundation Degree students starting in 2018 will be £7500 per year. Our Sussex Downs College means tested bursary can award up to £500 per year. Please see our website for further details on our bursaries and fees: http://www.sussexdowns.ac.uk/colleges/higher-education-college/fees/fee-structure/

Provider information

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Sussex Downs College
1 Mountfield Road
Lewes
BN7 2XH


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030 300 38611