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The programme leads to the award of the NEXTGEN L3 Diploma in Games Animation and VFX Skills validated by the AIM Qualifications & Assessment.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    • Evidence of previous experience or study in creative media at an appropriate level. - 5 GCSEs at 4-9 or above including mathematics.

    Assessment Method

    The Level 3 Diploma has been designed to support learners to progress either directly to employment Higher Education or a Higher Apprenticeship. Assessment activities include research reports presentations essays exams observation and the compilation throughout their studies of a reflective blog. A synoptic assessment is mandatory for the qualification and this will be related to the learner final showcase portfolio. This will include evidence of their work and achievements across the 2 years. Grading will apply at fail pass high pass merit high merit distinction.

    Aims of the course

    The program has been designed to provide students with the skills knowledge and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree level study and employment in the creative media sector.

    Progression Opportunities

    The program prepare students for progression to the NEXTGEN L3 Extended Diploma in Games Animation and VFX Skills

    Facilities

    The programme is delivered through a mixture of lessons workshops and projects and happens - in the classrooms in the studios off-site in trips to creative venues and businesses in projects with external partners.

    Career Options

    The Diploma was developed and is updated with leading employers including Framestore Microsoft DNEG Blue Zoo and Ubisoft under the umbrella of NextGen. The employers are committed to supporting providers to develop vital employability skills through provision of industry briefs masterclasses for students and tutor CPD. NextGen works with employers and colleges to improve the employability skills of students and develop progression routes for students. - 67% of NextGen graduates have gone onto Higher Education. - 93% study Games Animation or VFX degrees. - 13% of NextGen graduates go straight into work or apprenticeships.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 36 weeks
Start Date 05/09/2022
End Date 30/06/2023
Course Code 4MEAX9S0

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 2,882
24+ £2,882
International £9,000

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"The Digital Media course pushed my skills in media that I’d never discovered before like photoshoot, indesign, audition and premiere pro. By using these softwares consistently, my work began to evolve from traditional to modern."

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Edwin Munoz

"I started at the College as an ESOL student. My main interest at that time was Photoshop and one of my ESOL teachers encouraged me to apply for a digital media course."

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