Digital Media Access to Higher Education Level 3

In London

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    London

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

Prepares you for a university degree in digital media/multimedia, or similar. You learn web page design, interactive programming, knowledge of multimedia software and animation techniques.

Facilities

Location

Starts

London
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The Marlborugh Building, 383 Holloway Road, N7 0RN

Starts

On request

To take into account

You will need to meet the required minimum standard of English and maths for this course. You should have an interest in digital media technology or digital media art.

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Course programme


Digital Media Access to Higher Education Level 3

Quick Facts
Course Code
BT6003A09
Start
07/09/2009
Course Level
Level 3
Days/Time
DAY
Course Length
1 year

Where is the course? (N/A)

What is this course about? Prepares you for a university degree in digital media/multimedia, or similar. You learn web page design, interactive programming, knowledge of multimedia software and animation techniques.

Who is this course for? For adults who do not have the standard entry qualifications to apply directly for degree.

What do I need to get on the course? You will need to meet the required minimum standard of English and maths for this course. You should have an interest in digital media technology or digital media art.

What will I study? The courses covers:

· Multimedia Authoring
Design principles, Interactive authoring, ActionScript development,Server-side scripting and integration,Macromedia Flash MX, Macromedia Director

· Web Authoring
XHTML and CSS hand coding - Web design with authoring software - Interactive processes with behaviours and external media - Website management including server-side connections and maintenance s/w - Macromedia Dreamweaver MX

· Visual and Audio Assets
Digital sound recording, sampling and editing, Image production and manipulation, File compression and integration with main productions
s/w, Macromedia Sound Edit, Macromedia Fireworks MX, Adobe Photoshop

· Visual and Contextual Studies
Linear and non-linear storyboard technique, Graphic design concepts, typography, imagery, Contextual design concepts and scalable design

· Common Skills
Essay and report writing, research technique, portfolio construction presentation and argument technique, development cycles, logic and algebra, geometry and trigonometry, hardware, software and networking fundamentals

· Digital Video (option)
Pre-production including planning, storyboards, camera control and technique, Post-production including digitising, editing, effects, integration into main projects, Adobe Premiere

· 3D Computer Animation (option)
concepts of 3D space and 3D software, 3D modelling, Texture mapping Lighting effects, Animating characters, Rendering, Output to multiple format, 3D Studio Max

· Programming for the Web (option)
Web interactivity/dynamic content with JavaScript, Programming constructs and functional programming, Server-side concepts, Server-side scripted programming, Data source creation and integration, PHP, MySQL

· Traditional Animation (option)
Model sheets, Storyboarding, Draw

What qualification will I get? London Open College Network (LOCN) credits

What can I do after the course? University degree in digital media/multimedia, or similar. The course will assist students in compiling portfolios and other materials and qualifications necessary for applications to universities and schools of art.
Some students particularly those with existing fine arts experience and qualifications, will find the course enables them to seek employment in a growing area of opportunity.

How do I get on the course? Complete a College application form, followed by interview.

How much does the course cost? Concessionary students pay a £40 annual registration charge which covers any courses where concessions are available.

Home Students:
£ 1293

International students:
£ 5400

Digital Media Access to Higher Education Level 3

Price on request