The Course

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.

  • What You Study

    • Digital media and photography
    • Creative projects
    • Portfolio development
    • Working to a brief
    • Communicating ideas and information
    • English and Maths, as required.
  • Entry Requirements

    Four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths. A satisfactory reference is also needed.

  • Progression

    Students can progress to a Level 3 creative course at Bishop Burton College.

  • Careers

    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.

  • Equipment required

    For your course, you will need:

    • Drawing equipment including pens, pencils, rubber, ruler, sharpener, watercolours
    • A digital camera/ smart phone is useful for taking photos of your work
    • A laptop or tablet would be useful
    • Sketchbooks
  • How To Apply

    Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

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