York College

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Advertising and public relations directors

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Graphic designers

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Marketing associate professionals

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Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance. Students with no formal qualifications will be assessed before enrolment. You must have a keen interest in creative and interactive media.


One year.

What will I study?

You will complete 9 units over the year which involve using a wide range of exciting and emerging technologies including Interactive Media, Multimedia, Video, Animation, Digital Photography, Website Software and Exploring Career Opportunities in Creative/Digital Media. You will use iPads in most of your units.

Students who have not yet achieved a grade 4 at GCSE in Maths and English will continue studying both of these subjects alongside the course.

How will I be assessed?

The Diploma is assessed at a Pass grade through the completion of internal assignments. There are no exams.

What could it lead to?

On successful completion of the course, you may progress to the Level 2 Extended Certificate in Information and Creative Technologies or an equivalent pathway.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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