Course in Design in South West England in United Kingdom

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With the growth of digital media, design jobs are in high demand. If you are good with technology and have an eye for designs, masters program in design could be for you.

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FdSc Engineering (Design & Manufacture)

Somerset College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

With a firm focus on developing practical skills in design and manufacture, this course provides you with the ideal opportunity to get hands-on in your chosen field. You will use a wide range of tools, techniques, equipment and software in addition to laboratory equipment. What’s more, you’ll develop professional aptitudes that enhance your employability upon graduation. [+]

Course Studies in Design in South West England in United Kingdom. Course Description With a firm focus on developing practical skills in design and manufacture, this course provides you with the ideal opportunity to get hands-on in your chosen field. You will use a wide range of tools, techniques, equipment and software in addition to laboratory equipment. What’s more, you’ll develop professional aptitudes that enhance your employability upon graduation. During this course, you will have the opportunity to explore a range of areas in this diverse sector of engineering. During the first year you will: - Gain a clear understanding of the fundamentals of engineering and the skills required to apply that knowledge effectively. - Learn how to assess the risks involved in practical engineering work and quickly gain a thorough understanding of the need to develop, promote and apply safe systems of working. - Be encouraged to be creative when considering the design process, analytical in how you solve problems and innovative when you are seeking solutions to engineering problems. - Consider your professional and ethical responsibilities and understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context. - Gain an awareness of relevant contemporary issues such as sustainability, enterprise and responsible business practices. The course also includes a four-week work placement, helping you to gain experience in the real-world environment of the workplace. In addition, you will have the chance to attend the Autosport and Engineering Show at the NEC in Birmingham, as well as presentations and lectures held at other institutions. Teaching and Assessment With support from our highly experienced team of tutors, you will gain hands-on experience in our excellent labs and workshops. Assessment is either by assignments, examinations or presentations, and you will also be required to undertake projects both individually and in groups. A feature of the course is the use of in-course modular assessment, meaning your progress will be monitored on an ongoing basis. There is also an assessed compulsory period of work experience in the first year. Progression Opportunities On successful completion of the FdSc course you may be able to progress to one further year of study for a BSc (Hons) Mechanical Design and Manufacture degree at Plymouth University. Please note there is a deadline for progression applications and places may be subject to availability. Career Progression You can progress to a range of careers from this Foundation Degree including CNC programming, engineering design, draughtsmanship, product analysis and product development. Employability is central to this course and previous graduates have gone on to work for major international organisations. Entry Requirements You need a relevant Level 3 Extended Diploma (PPP) or A2/AS Levels (minimum 120 points, including 80 points at A2 Level). Alternatively, an NVQ Level 3 or CGLI Level 3 Engineering Studies or Advanced Diploma or Access Certificate will suffice. We also require every student to have passed GCSE English and Mathematics with a minimum of a Grade C. Mature students who do not meet these formal entry requirements are welcome to apply, if they can evidence their interest in the field of study. [-]

FdSc Computer Games Technology

Somerset College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

Succeeding in the field of Games Technology involves a combination of technical aptitude and commercial and creative know-how. That’s exactly what our degree programmes are intended to equip you with, meaning that you’ll stand every chance of landing your dream job once you graduate from Somerset College. [+]

Course Description Succeeding in the field of Games Technology involves a combination of technical aptitude and commercial and creative know-how. That’s exactly what our degree programmes are intended to equip you with, meaning that you’ll stand every chance of landing your dream job once you graduate from Somerset College. This programme incorporates our innovative use of work-based learning, to help you gain hands-on experience in professional environments during your studies. First years undertake a work placement with an employer in the games technology industry, while the second year includes a live games production project. In the past, students have worked on developing games for partners such as the NHS, Mole Valley Farmers, British Red Cross and Somerset Wildlife. The FdSc covers a range of topics. In the first year you will cover: - Programming Fundamentals - Games Mathematics - 3D Modelling & animation Fundamentals - Games Platforms and Technologies - Games Design and Development - Professional Practice and the Workplace The second year covers: - Sound for Games - Computers Games Production Project - Games AI - Advanced 3D Animation - Advanced Games Programming - Rigging: Character Modelling - optional module - Introduction to Mobile Programming - optional module Career Progression With a set of highly sought-after skills and competencies, and practical work experience in the games technology industry, your chances of securing employment after graduation are high. Our graduates have gone on to roles as technical artists or games programmers, as well as a wide spectrum of other jobs in the creative media sector, such as mobile device programmers, graphic designers and digital artists. The Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) This is the first stage of the Foundation degree programme and is a nationally recognised award in its own right. Entry Requirements Applicants for the FdSc require a relevant Extended Diploma (MPP), or AS/A2 Levels in related disciplines (minimum 160 points, including 80 points at A2 Level). Alternatively, an Advanced Diploma or Access Certificate will suffice. We also require students to have GCSE English Language and Maths at a minimum of Grade C. Mature students who do not meet these formal entry requirements are welcome to apply, if they can evidence their interest in the field of study. [-]

FdA Graphic Media and Communication

Somerset College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Taunton

The aim of the course is to help you develop the creative skills needed to achieve success in your future career. With this in mind, the course explores how ideas are communicated through language, images and messages. [+]

Course Studies in Design in South West England in United Kingdom. Within the School of Art and Design at Somerset College we pursue the intelligent development of visual communication. Students learn the invisible language of form, composition, balance, structure, rhythm and hierarchy coupled with the very visible language of communication. The aim of the course is to help you develop the creative skills needed to achieve success in your future career. With this in mind, the course explores how ideas are communicated through language, images and messages. It equips you with the understanding and skills to operate effectively within the fast-moving and stimulating design sector. By studying on this course, you will develop and establish: - A broad range of skills across the disciplines of graphic media and communication with disciplines which include graphic design, screen based design, moving image and sound, Illustration and photography. - A professional understanding of the strength and usage of visual communication. - A detailed understanding of industry-standard equipment and software. - An understanding of how to evaluate a client’s needs and respond successfully to them. - Experience of working as part of a professional team, gained through group projects and work placements, and through entering national and international design competitions. - Your own visual signature, enabling you to generate and express your personal ideas and beliefs. Teaching and Assessment Teaching takes place within the School of Art and Design utilising a range of purpose-built media and design studios. Assessment is based on 100% coursework and we undertake continuous modular assessment. Studio-based assignments are augmented by lectures, seminars and workshops throughout the year. Progression Opportunities After successfully competing the FdA you can progress on to the BA (Hons) Graphic Media and Communication top-up year at Somerset College. Career Progression Graduates for any of the media programmes work across a broad range of disciplines, including web design, motion graphics, packaging, advertising, information design, character design, editorial design, photography and illustration. Thanks to their grounding in a broad range of disciplines, all of our Graphic Media courses are the ideal foundation for a successful career as a designer, and also provide a good basis from which to pursue postgraduate study. [-]

BA Semester Courses in Modelmaking for Design & Media (Hons)

Arts University Bournemouth - Arts Study Abroad Programs
Campus Part time 10 - 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Poole

This specialist, innovative course is a European leader in the field of modelmaking. It sets out to be challenging, practical and demanding but also to provide a rich, rewarding, fun and vibrant experience. You will develop technical and aesthetic abilities, [+]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Modelmaking for Design & Media

 

This specialist, innovative course is a European leader in the field of modelmaking. It sets out to be challenging, practical and demanding but also to provide a rich, rewarding, fun and vibrant experience. You will develop technical and aesthetic abilities, experiencing a wide variety of processes and materials in carrying out a range of challenging and interesting briefs – working both physically and digitally in three dimensions. You will be introduced to creative making, technical processes, material manipulation, mould making, finishing techniques, digital modelling, designing, problem solving and aesthetic understanding.... [-]


BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Graphic Design

Arts University Bournemouth - Arts Study Abroad Programs
Campus Part time 10 - 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Poole

Graphic design is a vehicle for communication as well as self-expression. It is about communicating to inform, educate, entertain, persuade, or any combination of these. This course aims to foster self-confidence and the ability to develop informed design [+]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Graphic Design

 

Graphic design is a vehicle for communication as well as self-expression. It is about communicating to inform, educate, entertain, persuade, or any combination of these. This course aims to foster self-confidence and the ability to develop informed design strategies; it will also encourage you to bring your own experiences and interests to the course. You will develop your own unique and individual approach to visual problem solving. Graphic designers need to be able to make decisions in complex and unpredictable contexts and react quickly to new information, evolving briefs, changes in situations and advances in technology. Innovation is therefore central to the course and will be critical to your development. You will engage with a variety of contextual and design issues such as user-centred design, sustainability, emerging technology, service design, information design and interactive design.... [-]


BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Costume with Performance Design

Arts University Bournemouth - Arts Study Abroad Programs
Campus Part time 10 - 30 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Poole

This course addresses design and manufacture for the performance industry with specific focus on developing a conceptual understanding of performance design. This is a diverse and [+]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Costume with Performance Design

 

This course addresses design and manufacture for the performance industry with specific focus on developing a conceptual understanding of performance design. This is a diverse and demanding subject; students need to be interested in art, design and all types of performance to support the study of the dazzling array of genres they will encounter on this course, including theatre, film, television, ballet, opera, circus and the study of new performance disciplines.The University College is a very exciting place to study; you will work alongside students from the film, make-up, and acting courses on staged and filmed productions.This is a very labour intensive subject and the workload is heavy. However, we provide a strong support network to all students in an inspiring and supportive environment.... [-]