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Digital Industries

Qualification: College Certificate
Level 2

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About this course

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This one year digital industries course, will give you the opportunity to explore a range of exciting topics within varied digital industries. After this course you will have completed a digital portfolio which you can use to progress into your chosen field at Level 3 or T Level.

If you are looking to work creatively across programming, web and app development, graphic and games design, technology and online systems or spreadsheet and database development this course could be for you.

This one year creative media course will give you a taste of TV and film production as well as games design, allowing you to specialise in your chosen field at level 3 the following year. If you are looking to work creatively with media products, games design, production processes, distribution and marketing this course could be for you.

Full-time students aged 16-18 will follow a study programme at City College which includes:

  • The main subject qualification
  • Work experience which is effective, relevant, and includes careers fairs, site visits, guest speakers and introduces you to the expectations of the real demands of work
  • English and maths where students have not yet achieved GCSE grade 4 or above in these subjects
  • Additional activities such as tutorials and work-related learning, to help further develop the personal skills relevant to your progression goals

These four elements should combine to provide stretch and challenge to prepare you for progression to employment or further study.

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  • Online World
  • Technology Systems Online
  • Creating Digital Graphics for games and design
  • Mobile App Development
  • Software Development 
  • Web Design
  • Spreadsheet Development
  • Database Development
  • Creating a Digital Portfolio

Range of computer suites including a Games studio with games development and simulation software

Course assessed by:

80% coursework / practical
20% Exam

5 GCSEs grade 4 or above (including English and science) and maths grade 3 or above

You will be required to attend a College interview prior to enrolling onto this course.

Start Date Course Times Duration Campus Fees
02/09/24 TBC 1 year Main campus

Trips, visits & activities

  • Industry week activities
  • Work experience
  • Take part in industry competitions
  • Guest speakers