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digital arts at kingston college

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what is it and why?

With its combination of art and design, the latest technology and the option to study a related subject in parallel, this degree provides an excellent education for anyone looking to develop a digital media career. You will receive a thorough grounding in the concepts and creative skills needed to work with digital media – for example 2D graphics, typography, interaction, animation, video and sound.

This degree has a broad focus in terms of outcome and students find that their profile equips them to work across a wide range of career paths. Run in conjunction with Thames Valley University you will study at Kingston College for three years in brand new high specification computer labs.

You will also have access to fully equipped TV and photographic studios, 3d and print workshops, music and sound studios and the on site Penny School GalleryYou will be taught by skilled and experienced staff from a range of relevant educational and vocational backgrounds.
We offer an intense and supportive learning environment in which to continue your studies with structured lecture and workshops supported by open access sessions to continue your development and project based work.

year one

Through the first year of the course, you will gain an understanding of the different ways in which changes in technology impact on society. You will be introduced to 2D and 3D animation, you will learn how to create, source, and modify digital images and apply these abilities within the context of design for the Internet.

year two

In your second year you will investigate different approaches to interface design and develop your abilities in its production; you will build on your skills in 2D and 3D animation, develop your experience of interactive game play design and respond to the challenge of designing products for an international marketplace.

year three

During your third year, you will acquire a high level of competence in the design of media rich presentations via the Internet and undertake a Final Project to complete your Degree.
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animation * games design * programming * special effects * motion graphics * web design * video & image manipulation

kingston college