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East Sussex College

Digital Media Design

UCAS Code: W212

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


Satisfactory completion of A Levels

Satisfactory completion of an Access to HE course

Satisfactory completion of a Level 3 course

UCAS Tariff

64

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.

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

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 ?nd innovative solutions to complex problems, gain con?dence 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 quali?ed 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 quali?cation. 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.

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 methods

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

Tuition fees

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England
£7,500
per year
EU
£7,900
per year
International
£7,900
per year
Northern Ireland
£7,500
per year
Scotland
£7,500
per year
Wales
£7,500
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Lewes

Department:

Computing and Information Technology

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