What will I learn?

Web Technologies and Digital Media are pervasive in our increasingly connected lives, we share photos on Snapchat and Instagram, keep in touch via Facebook, spread sentiments on Twitter and watch videos on YouTube. Promotions for TV and Film include interactive audio/visual experiences, we can scan QR Codes to receive offers, with augmented reality we can see virtual creatures in our own world. These are the products of creative and talented people in the digital and creative industries and you could be part of this exciting and evolving sector. The digital and creative sectors are expected to need 1.2 million new UK jobs by 2022 with the UK Digital Strategy 2017 recognising that investment in this area is increasing, an area of key economic strategic importance. We are the first college in the UK to be accredited to Honours level by the British Computer Society and are continually updating our resources to remain at the cutting edge and industry focused, giving you the best opportunities to take advantage of continued growth in the digital and creative industries and increased demand for designer and developer roles locally, ationally and internationally.On this programme, you will create beautiful and efficient websites using cutting-edge techniques to display on a range of devices with many of the developments in areas of your own interest to further your creativity. This will include e-commerce sites and using a range of industry appropriate skills. You will capture and produce video projects applying digital postproduction techniques and building interactive video experiences. You will create sophisticated web animations controlled by your own code, develop social network prototypes and browser based applications. Alongside the significant practical content which will develop your portfolio, there is a focus on digital marketing, entrepreneurialism, market research, user experience design (UXD) and consideration of cyber security issues. Our cutting-edge curriculum, high quality resources, friendly and skilled staff and supportive environment will give you the best opportunities to excel in the digital and creative sectors. What could you create?On successful completion of the FdSc you could top up to a full honours degree with the BSc Web Technologies and Digital Media.

Which department am I in?

Engineering and Computing

Study options

Full Time (2 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Ashfield Road,

Blackpool,

Lancashire,

FY2 0HB, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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