Creative and Digital Media

FA creative digital media pathway 08

Over 2 years (5th & 6th year)
Starts: May 2018
Ends: April 2020
Gardyne Campus
Year 1&2: Mon & Wed 2-5pm
Arbroath Campus
Year 1&2: Tue 9am-4pm

1 year option (6th year)
Gardyne Campus
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur 2-5pm
Arbroath Campus
Tue & Fri 9am-4pm

There’s a career for you in Scotland’s thriving creative industry – whatever your interests. It’s one of Scotland’s most diverse sectors with a wide range of roles such as Creative Technologist, App developer, Data Analyst, Copy Writer, Games Artist or Digital Marketer.

What will I learn?
As part of your National Progression Award, your topics will include:
 Creative Industries: An Introduction – Scotland
 Creative Industries: Understanding a Creative Brief
 Media: Understanding the Creative Process
 Storytelling for the Creative Industries

For your Diploma units, you’ll be assessed as part of your work placement. You’ll learn how to work effectively with others in the Creative Industries, ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety, communicate using digital marketing/sales channels and use digital and social media in marketing campaigns.

Your Foundation Apprenticeship will also help you to develop core skills valued by employers, particularly communication, problem solving, working with others and time management. These transferable skills are necessary and highly desirable for working in a range of other related jobs.

Entry requirements:
A good level of English and Mathematics (National 5) or completion of Web/ Graphic Design and Development Skills for Work class. Other relevant knowledge and experience will be considered and will be discussed with course leader..


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Find out more about what the college is offering by contacting our Academic Partnerships Team at or 01382 834847

You can also speak to your school Guidance Teacher (Dundee schools) or Pupil Care and Support Teacher (Angus schools).