DIGITAL MEDIA AND CREATIVE COMPUTING

WestKing is a Digital Careers College, supported by leading employers who are involved in the development of our digital media and creative computing courses. We offer you real work opportunities and placements with an industry focus, plus plenty of support and advice from a professional team.

The digital media and creative computing industries are at the cutting edge of digital communication technology, working to produce innovative and creative projects using the moving image. There are exciting possibilities in this sector including travelling, reporting, filmmaking and digital design. You have to be creative and open-minded with the determination to succeed. It’s a competitive field and at WestKing we can give you a great start.

Our courses will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to work in this ever-expanding field, giving you a broad introduction to the emerging technologies in interactive TV, HDTV, visual effects and character design for games & animation. 

Future salaries could range from £37,648 for Web Design and Development Professionals to upward of £42,619 for Creative and Media Employees, Arts Officers and Producers & Directors. 

Career options at a glance include:

  • Editor
  • Producer
  • Effects Designer
  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Digital Designer
  • Games Designer
  • 3D Animator
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This course is validated by the University of the Arts, London (UAL) and has been designed to provide the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to degree-level study in art and design, or into employment.

Location: King's Cross Centre Start Dates: 16 November 2020, 1 August 2021 Suitable for: Adult Learners (19+)
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This course has been developed to provide you with theoretical and practical knowledge in a variety of computing fields. 

Location: King's Cross Centre Start Date: 9 September 2021 Duration: 2 Years Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18), Adult Learners (19+)
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If you would like to study Creative Media or Digital Media at university but left school without the qualifications you need, then this Access to HE course could be for you. Each year, over 20,000 Access to HE students apply for a degree course at a UK university; if you go onto complete a relevant degree at university, your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off by Student Finance England.

Location: Soho Centre Start Date: 6 September 2021 Duration: 1 Year Suitable for: Adult Learners (19+)
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This course provides an introduction to digital media and the impact it is having on all of our lives, covering social media and more.

Location: King's Cross Centre Start Date: 6 September 2021 Duration: 1 Year Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18)
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This course is validated by the University of the Arts, London (UAL) and has been designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to further study and training in a range of media-related subjects, including games design, website design, film, TV, radio, sound engineering and others.

Location: King's Cross Centre Start Date: 9 September 2021 Duration: 1 Year Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18), Adult Learners (19+)
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This course is validated by the University of the Arts, London (UAL) and has been designed to help you pursue a career in the creative industries.

Location: King's Cross Centre Start Date: 9 September 2021 Duration: 2 Years Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18), Adult Learners (19+)
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This course emphasises practical studio production skills and developing a creative and professional approach to media production.

Location: Soho Centre Start Date: 27 September 2021 Duration: 1 Year - This course is taught over 3 days per week Suitable for: Adult Learners (19+)
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This course emphasises practical studio production skills and developing a creative and professional approach to media production, with an emphasis on visual effects.

Location: Soho Centre Start Date: 27 September 2021 Duration: 1 Year - This course is taught over 3 days per week Suitable for: Adult Learners (19+)
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This course is validated by the University of the Arts, London (UAL) and has been designed to provide the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to degree-level study in art and design, or into employment.

Location: King's Cross Centre Start Date: 9 September 2021 Duration: 2 Years Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18), Adult Learners (19+)
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This course was developed by NextGen in partnership with employers, to allow you to develop the games animation and visual effects skills they are looking for, working to employer briefs, getting real industry feedback and having masterclasses from industry experts. 

Location: King's Cross Centre Start Date: 13 September 2021 Duration: 2 Years Suitable for: School Leavers (16-18), Adult Learners (19+)
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