From an apprenticeship in creative and digital media to a media support technician, a games designer or a web developer, explore where our media career pathway could take you.

Choose a career pathway in media

The media and gaming industry employs over one million individuals across a number of roles.

With skills shortages in technical development, animation, production, engineering and transmission, our programmes will prepare you for a number of exciting career options. 

You will have the opportunity to develop your skills by getting fully immersed in live projects and masterclasses run by industry experts. Media students get the opportunity to complete film projects for external clients, developing invaluable project management and communication skills. 

What is a career pathway?

A career pathway is a series of building blocks that will take you to your future career. Our career pathway maps will show you the best routes through college, higher education and employment and into the most popular industry sectors.

Our aim is to offer every learner a direct line of sight to employment. This means that we will equip you with the skills, attributes and knowledge that future employers want, giving you a greater chance to succeed.

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What could my future job look like? 

Here are some examples of the tasks that you may be carrying out:

  • Social media coordinator: help companies develop strong relationships with their current and target customers across a range of social media channels, with focus on maintaining the company's reputation. 
  • Visual effects supervisor: help carry out and monitor visual effects for a film or TV programme using your expertise in visual effects or animation.
  • Software programmer: programme new software for a company, using your skills in programming, data processing and database management.
  • Web design: design and develop webpages and apps for your clients, using your coding and programming skills.





Our aim is to equip you to be successful in the job market,

whether you are heading for a job straight after your time at

college, plan to take a university-level programme first or are

already working in a part-time job.

Industry partnerships

Guest speakers and industry visits give you relevant knowledge. Students also work with G Force Digital, a company which develop games, apps and people.