NEWS, INFO & Activities

NEWS, INFO & Activities

UTC Media City UK

W e l c o m e from the headteacher

We are a unique, technical and creative college for 14-18 year olds based in the heart of the northern digital world – MediaCityUK.

Our main focus is ensuring the future employability of our students within the digital media sector, whether that be in TV and film production, game design, digital design, graphic design or photography. So whichever sector of the media industry you want to work in, we have something for you.

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Our Specialisms

The Studio’s KS4 curriculum enables students to study core GCSE subjects of English Language, English literature, maths and combined sciences Students then opt to follow a specialist pathway...

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Y10 - Y11KS4

The Studio’s KS5 curriculum enables students to follow a specialist pathway of subjects...

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Y12 - Y13KS

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    Digital Design

    Digital Design

    Digital design

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    Photography

    Photography

    The world of marketing, promotions and reporting is dominated by the need for high quality imagery. At the Studio we deliver photography at GCSE and A-Level standard in a contemporary form. Students work in a digital form, creating eBooks that contain still and moving imagery as part of the course. Tuition is delivered by staff with industry expertise, setting live briefs and having professional expectations of students.

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    Game design

    game design

    This exciting course focuses on game design and how it forms part of the creative digital media industries. Students study a range of industry aspects from licencing laws, production skills to marketing guidelines that surround the gaming industry. The reality is that the role of a game designer is very varied and employment opportunities come in a range of different forms.

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    English

    English

    In English, we uphold a broader understanding of the world our students live in by exploring a breadth of texts from various historical, cultural and social perspectives. Rather than delivering a narrow curriculum, we believe that our students should experience the richness, diversity and power of individual voices, subsequently inspiring them to find their own voice.

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    digital technologies

    digital technologies

    The growing need for cutting edge professionals in digital industries makes this course an essential for students seeking a career in information technology. The course is structured around data management, digital project planning, digital practices and cybersecurity where students get hands on activities to support their digital study.

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    Graphic Design

    Graphic Design

    Our innovative curriculum teaches students the skills to produce art that delivers a message. We combine illustration with digital design to create a modern approach to Art. Students are taught the skills to master the use of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, becoming versatile designers and communicators.

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    Computer sciences

    computer sciences

    Computer sciences

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    Film Studies

    Film Studies

    Film Studies

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    Maths

    Maths

    Throughout the course, students are challenged and supported to deepen their understanding of a wide range of Mathematical skills. Mathematics is diverse, engaging and essential in equipping students with the right skills to reach their future destination, whatever that may be.

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    Science

    Science

    The Science department raises an interest and enthusiasm for science; developing inquisitive minds and lifelong passion. Practical work is central to learning within DAES Science, providing students with strong skills which form the basis for discovery further along their learning journey.

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    TV & Film Production

    TV & Film Production

    Our Film Production course provides an innovative grounding in the technical processes, creative skills and production practices necessary for a career in the cinematic arts. From the outset, you will partake in film screenings and production workshops to develop your identity as a filmmaker.

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