Our Higher National Diploma (HND) courses are designed to give you the hands-on, practical skills needed to prepare you for immediate employment upon finishing your studies.
In March we run an information evening to outline all you need to know about our HNDs. The video below includes a detailed overview of the courses on offer, an explanation of the admissions process and a taster session from our industry partners McCann Manchester who outline the benefits of studying an HND.
Digital Communication and Graphic Design for Business
Sketch. Design. Animate.
This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop the technical, contextual and ethical requirements to work across a broad range of Digital Creative employment opportunities.
You will develop an understanding of Digital Design and Customer Interactions utilizing motion and interactive platforms and how to strategically deploy them.
Creative and Digital Media
Film. Edit. Export.
This two-year course trains you to become a digital media technician - highly skilled in all the tools necessary for delivering and distributing video content across platforms including business, government and the charity sector.
The course focusses on the software and hardware you need to master in order to be an indispensable team member in this fast-growing field.
Social Media Content Creation
Create. Share. Influence.
This two-year course trains you to become a social media technician - highly skilled in producing, delivering and distributing content across the range of technological platforms across all areas of business and culture.
You will learn how to confidently shoot content using the latest market-relevant camera and sound recording equipment
What to expect?
Lectures & seminars
Live industry briefs
Each course will be a mix of six key elements: practical demonstration, hands-on skill training, realistic delivery, individual work, industry projects and teamwork.
The course will be delivered by our academic teams, supported substantially by established industry contacts, who will help to inform the content and direction of the curriculum, placement, project and employment opportunities.
You will develop your knowledge and skills using a blend of theoretical, collaborative and practical methods. These include:
- Studio projects, both individual and group-based
- Lectures and tutorials
- Directed study
- One-to-one tutorials (by appointment)
- Guest lectures and site visits
Get In Touch
Have any questions? Or want to find out more? Please get in touch and we'll be happy to help!