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Coventry University

Digital Design Consultancy (Accelerated Route)

UCAS Code: I153

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


The Access to HE Diploma to include 15 Level 3 credits at Merit. Plus GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics at grade 4 / C or above.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

5 GCSEs at grade 4 / C or above to include English and Mathematics.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

28

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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UCAS Tariff

104

from a minimum of two A2 levels.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Computing and information technology

Digital Design Consultancy is a practical multimedia course that spans design, video, web marketing and animation disciplines.

DDCs work with individual clients and businesses to determine what will boost their engagement and revenue. The multi-skilled digital design consultant will then craft those digital products, creating dynamic campaigns for their clients.

**Facilities**
Located on our Mile Lane campus, you will have access to our Library & Learning Services (LLS), fully equipped seminar rooms and impressive IT suites. Plus, you can take advantage of reading rights in Coventry University’s Lanchester Library, make use of sport centre facilities and receive full membership to Coventry University Students’ Union (CUSU).

**Placements**
At CU Coventry, we put a strong focus on getting our graduates ready to enter the job market. This can be done in a variety of ways; one key element is work placements. With this degree, you are given the opportunity to undertake short and long-term placements in between the first and second year.

Key course benefits;

- Upon completion of this course, you will receive a qualification awarded by Coventry University, which is ranked 13th best university in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2019. Coventry University were also awarded a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.

- You will receive support with applying for short and long-term placements, to gain the experience employers desire, with our in-house Careers & Employability department.

- In order to make higher education accessible to as many people as possible, we keep our tuition fees competitively priced.

- Small tutorial group sessions ensure that you receive the mentoring help and support you need.

- We deliver one module at a time during each block. This means you can dedicate your time to specialise in each subject without the distraction of numerous modules and multiple deadlines.

Modules

- **Independent research and exploration** - students will learn the key skills needed to interrogate briefs and develop digital design solutions that meet the needs of clients through sophisticated research techniques.

- **Visual literacy** - the course will help students develop an understanding of modern design and the way that imagery and animation can be impactful.

- **Practical and creative studio techniques** - in preparation for a career as a Digital Design Consultant, students will apply the techniques used in a variety of creative situations to problems as part of their practical work.

- **Collaboration and teamwork** - students will learn the essential skills needed to work as part of a team, including drawing on other resources and team members.

For more information about what you will study, please visit our website.

The Uni


Course location:

CU Coventry

Department:

CU Group

TEF rating:
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70%
UK students
30%
International students
88%
Male students
12%
Female students
72%
2:1 or above
8%
Drop out rate

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Average annual salary
96%
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Employed or in further education
86%
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Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

56%
Information technology and telecommunications professionals
12%
Information technology technicians
5%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers

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