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Digital Media Intermediate (Level 1)

Computing & IT students at Central Bedfordshire College (CBC)


Digital Media (Level 1)

This 1 year course is designed for those with an interest in photography, animation, graphics and media. Throughout the course you will get the opportunity to try many different aspects of Digital Media to discover what you enjoy and what you have a talent for. You will be taught by tutors that have industry experience in many different fields. At the end of your first year you will have the opportunity to progress to Level 2 Digital Media, which will give you the chance to further your skills.

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Course information

Need to know

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs grades 9-1 OR equivalent, and a keen interest in the subject.

Other relevant levels of qualification or experience will be considered

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through a variety of methods for each unit. Most of the units are project based, so allow you to be creative in the research that you do and the work that you produce. There are no formal exams.

Course content

What will I study?

This course will give you an introduction to several different aspects of working in the Digital Media sector. The units that you will cover are Contextual Research, Solving 2D Creative Problems, Solving 3D Creative Problems, Communication Skills, Media Project.


All lessons take place at our Digital Media building, The Store, in Dunstable.

How will I learn?

You will learn through a mix of theory and practical sessions. You will be encouraged to get involved in all of the different aspects of Digital Media.

What additional work outside of college will I need to do?

You will be given tasks and projects to complete outside of college, which form the basis for your coursework.

Next steps

Course progression

Level 2 Creative Media.


Additional information

 Equipment and other costs

Everything that you need for the course can be borrowed from the college, but our tutors will be able to give advice on any additional equipment that you would like to buy for yourself.

Any questions?

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Available Courses
Central Bedfordshire College The Store
Starts: 09/09/2024
Type: Full Time
Length: 1 year
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.