Course Details

  • At the cutting edge of new developments, just like the digital industry itself, this Information and Creative Technology course is a fantastic introduction to the entire sector. If you want to learn both coding and creative skills in real-life scenarios, from hardware programming to graphic design, this is the course for you.

    You’ll start with a look at The Online World and learn how today’s technology systems interact with us on a day-to-day basis. Then, you’ll begin to develop your skills creating computer graphics and animation, working with tools, software and coding techniques used in the creative and digital industries, like Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML 5 and CSS 3.

    Looking at how games and different types of multimedia are developed, as well as how operating systems work across different platforms, you’ll be building your own portfolio of skills and work across a wide selection of technologies, setting the path for an exciting future career in the industry.

  • Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

    Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

  • Each unit on this course will be assessed in a different way, with tasks that could include role plays, project work, written coursework or presentations. For two of them, you’ll need to sit some online exams.

  • There are a number of different Level 3 courses you could continue onto after completing this course at The Manchester College. You could stay with a wide, all-encompassing study of Digital Technologies, or you could focus on Computer Science Solutions or Mobile Application Development.

    With the demand for computer specialists at an all-time high in the UK, as you continue to develop your skills you’ll be opening up a number of fantastic career opportunities in the IT industry, ranging from software and games development to computer maintenance and network administration.

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  • Courses like this one are usually free for 16-18 year-olds to take. You won’t have to worry about tuition fees.

    If you’re 19 or older, or if you’re concerned about any other costs associated with college, our Fees, Funding and Finance page will give you lots of information on special loans to fund any fees, bursaries and grants to reduce costs, and extra financial support for those in need.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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