My Documents My Courses My Events Site Search

Colour Schemes

  • Default Colour Scheme
  • High Contrast Colour Scheme

Font Size

  • A
  • A
Reset Font Size

Graphics & Photography Diploma Level 1

This 1 year design course will introduce you to a range of digital skills. Using research as a starting point you will learn and develop a broad range of practical techniques and skills to produce creative work in the areas of software design , photography and graphics design.
Work will involve digital software as well as photography and developing drawing skills. You will gather information to inform your design work .

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Art & Design
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Matthew Boulton College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required but you will have an interest in design and digital art. You should prepare a short portfolio of drawings or sketches.

Delivery and Assessment

You will work in our PC and Mac design studios on projects that range from animation to photography to environment design. All projects are split into units and assessment takes place throughout the year.


This course will prepare you for a higher level of study at Level 2 and beyond in subjects including graphic design, photography, media and games design.