This course will help to launch your career in the various areas of design, digital media or photography. You will research areas that interest you, respond to project briefs, build a personal portfolio and gain real insight into contemporary creative practice. The programme provides opportunities to explore an exciting range of locations and themes to generate innovative and individual ideas and outcomes.
- Digital media and photography
- Creative projects
- Portfolio development
- Working to a brief
- Communicating ideas and information
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
Students can progress to a Level 3 creative course at Bishop Burton College.
Work as an interior or graphic designer, photographer, exhibition designer, animator, architect, costume or set designer, fashion, clothing or textile designer, model maker, product designer or prop maker, art therapist, CAD technician, craft worker, illustrator, community arts worker and many more.
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. One satisfactory reference is also needed.
BTEC Level 3 in 3D Design
Samantha received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Product Design at South Hunsley School when she was studying her GCSEs and has a real passion for digital design.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: The campus has great facilities and a lot of unique elements you wouldn’t get at other colleges.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: The variety of skills we have learnt and the range of projects has equipped me with a great portfolio for future progression.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I want to become a 3D environment artist in the entertainments industry.