Digital Media involves combining the media formats of radio, TV, video and film with the advanced electronic capabilities and controls of modern telephone, television, and computer technologies.
This course is designed for students who want to work with computers and other electronic media to produce something creative and entertaining, be it cartoons on websites, advertising graphics, teaching material or games.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be atrracted to the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design activities, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.
Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.
Web development, animation, communications, multi-media design, E-commerce, education, enabling software, games, media distribution, mobile media technologies, multimedia production to name a few.