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Digital Arts - Level 2

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Newcastle College Digital Arts 9
  • Length 1 year
  • Study Full-Time
  • Location Rye Hill Campus

Qualification Gained

Pearson BTEC Level 2 in Art and Design Skills

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More about the course

Are you creative with a passion for media and digital arts and looking for an opportunity to progress in the subject?

This introductory Level 2 Digital Arts course will help you gain a strong foundation and enhance your practical skills. It is suited to students who have a passion for the subject but have not yet gained 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above.

Digital Arts Level 2 gives you a chance to learn about a wide range of topics including animation, illustration, graphic design, media and photography. We will help you to develop a strong creative portfolio and progress to specialist Level 3 courses.

Digital Arts will also help you gain essential skills needed to progress. Our expert tutors will work with you to develop both your hand-drawing and practical image-making skills. We will also provide you with training to become proficient using basic functions of key industry-level software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Premiere.

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What can I do with a qualification in Digital Arts

Daily tasks:

  • Directs the arranging of conferences, exhibitions, seminars, etc. to promote the image of a product, service or organisation.
  • Stays abreast of changes in media, readership or viewing figures and advertising rates.
  • Reviews and revises campaign strategy in light of sales figures, surveys, etc. and takes appropriate corrective measures if necessary.
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Defines target group and implements strategy through appropriate media planning work.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed and develops the most appropriate strategy to deliver the objectives.

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Daily tasks:

  • Liaises with production staff in checking final proof copies immediately prior to printing.
  • Selects material for broadcast or publication, checks style, grammar, accuracy and legality of content and arranges for any necessary revisions.
  • Writes articles and features and submits draft manuscripts to newspaper, magazine, periodical or programme editor.
  • Determines subject matter and undertakes research by interviewing, attending public events, seeking out records, reviewing written work, attending film and stage performances etc..

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