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BTEC National Diploma Multimedia

Two Year Course

Course Content

This new course develops creative multimedia design, interpersonal and business skills. The course focuses on problem solving and the development of design using computer technology suitable for the design industry.

As part of the course all students prepare a folder of design work and develop skills in evaluating and presenting their own work.

The course covers a variety of design related subjects such as:

  • Animating Images

  • Design Principles

  • Exploring Ideas and Concepts

  • Image Manipulation

  • Interface Design

  • Introduction to Programming

  • Professional Practice and Presentation Skills

  • Web Site Design

Method of Assessment

Students are assessed through assignments and their portfolio of design work.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should normally possess

4 GCSEs (grade C or above), an appropriate Intermediate GNVQ, or equivalent qualification. They will also need a portfolio of Art and Design work and be able to provide satisfactory references. Applicants from individuals with relevant previous experience, including mature students are particularly welcomed.


This course will enable students to prepare a portfolio of multimedia design work and equip them with the necessary skills to operate at junior level. It also represents an ideal route for students wishing to progress onto either a HND or degree course in Multimedia Design or a design related discipline.