Whether your passion is filming, directing, editing, animation, app development or games design, our courses in Creative and Digital Media will foster your creative talents.
Our Creative Digital Media curriculum has been designed in collaboration with industry specialists. Everything you do will be focused on preparing you for your future career in the media industry.
As a student at the UTC, you will have creative freedom to pursue your passions within the creative industries. You could be:
- Planning and recording radio shows
- Planning, filming and producing your own films
- Designing and creating your own apps
- Learning how to creative 2D and 3D animations
- Reporting on local, national and international news stories
Creative Digital Media students will benefit from access to our state of the art facilities, including brand new television, photography, broadcast and animation studios and editing suites.
Our Creative Digital Media curriculum has been designed in collaboration with industry specialists, ensuring you will be exceptionally well-prepared for your future career in the creative sector. Our partners at the British Film Institute will provide advice and support for students, alongside a range of other partners from the media industry who will provide students with work experience, internships and training opportunities.
- Level 3 Diploma in Digital Media (must be combined with one A-level)
Our courses in Performing and Production Arts combine a focus on creative and technical talent with the development of skills that are needed for the world of work. As well as developing educated, versatile, intelligent and employable performers, technicians and stage managers, we prepare young people for the practical demands of the creative industries.
Students work across a broad range of disciplines to ensure a good understanding of both production and performance, before specialising in a chosen field. You will learn how to work collaboratively and to find creative and innovative solutions to problems. Your ability to work hard, focus and get on with the task in front of you will prepare you for whatever you want to do in the future.
Production Arts students will engage with lighting, sound and video design and operation, stage management and set and costume construction and take responsibility for production and technical management. You will also develop essential industry-relevant skills including manual handling, working at height and first aid.
Performing Arts students develop their skills as performers for theatre, TV and film. You will learn about communication, improvisation and masterful presentation, how to focus, engage with an audience, react quickly and act like you have things under control. You’ll explore and develop your creativity, taking part in live and recorded performances both inside and outside the UTC.
All students benefit from working in our brand new theatre. This state of the art facility, with an audience capacity of 250, has been designed to the highest specification in collaboration with our partners at the National Theatre. They provide ongoing support for UTC students, to ensure students gain a deep understanding of the theatre industry. We also work with a wide range of other partners within the creative industries, who offer work experience, internships and training opportunities for UTC students.
- Level 3 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts (must be combined with one A-level)