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Digital Arts

If you want to turn your passion for creativity into a fulfilling and exciting career, a degree in digital arts from Newcastle College University Centre will boost your skills, refine your flair and give you a creative environment where you will thrive with like-minded peers.


Our degrees will give you a broad experience of the digital arts industry where you will access industry-standard facilities and software such as Cinema 4D and VR headsets, Apple Mac suites, animation, illustration and visual FX workshop, green screen facilities and screen print studios.

Getting you ready for a thrilling career in the digital industry is one of our top priorities. Not only will you learn from industry-experienced tutors, but our previous students have worked with industry-specialists on live briefs and campaigns for companies such as Channel 4, Live Theatre and Penguin Books.

If you are a creative who thrives on telling stories through their work, you will love studying with us.

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What can I study?

FdA Graphic Communications

If you are innovative and love to take risks, explore your creative passion with this Graphic Communications degree.

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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FdA Creative Content Video Production

If you're looking for a degree where you can design your own future, this is the course for you. 

Length: 2 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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BA (Hons) Photography

Are you passionate about the visual world and capturing important moments? This Photography degree is perfect for you.

Length: 3 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 14th September 2020
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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BA (Hons) Illustration

If you're a visual storyteller, highly creative and want to develop your passion for drawing and illustration, this degree is for you.

Length: 3 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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BA (Hons) Animation

If you're passionate about digital and traditional animation, enjoy working with technology and are a natural problem solver, this is the degree for you.

Length: 3 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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BA (Hons) Audio Visual Production (Top-Up)

If you have the right creative foundation, this top-up degree will give you the freedom to self-direct your own audio visual project.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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BA (Hons) Graphic Communication (Top-Up)

If you are highly creative and like to use your artistic skills to solve problems, this Graphic Communication degree could be for you.

Length: 1 year
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Rye Hill Campus

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Creative Digital Design Professional (Integrated Degree) Apprenticeship

Are you creative and passionate about digital design? Earn your degree with this Creative Digital Design Degree Apprenticeship and develop the creative and technical skills in high demand from industry.

Length: 3 years
Study: Full-Time
Start date: 13th September 2021
Location: Employer Based

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What can I do with a Digital Arts qualification?

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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Median Salary

£59,250 View more

Daily tasks:

  • Arranges 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 in light of sales figures, surveys, etc..
  • Conceives advertising campaign to impart the desired product image in an effective and economical way.
  • Liaises with client to discuss product/service to be marketed, defines target group and assesses the suitability of various media.

Median Salary

£44,714 View more

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..

Median Salary

£37,116 View more

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