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Motion Graphics & Film

Advanced Diploma

Complete commercial design training all packed into a two year HND equivalent course.

Bursaries available to school leavers *

Course overview

The Motion Graphics & Film Advanced Diploma contains a full range of hands-on design skills with a valuable inclusion of vital media subjects. The course takes the student into the developing world of commercial animation opening up real opportunities in this fast moving market place.

As with all Hove College programmes training is focused exclusively on the real world of the commercial media environment. The course covers everything from professional graphic design and website design to the use of video and audio editing, 2D/3D animation and much more. High value subjects such as marketing, advertising and public relations are also taught.

Progression pathways

In addition the programme has been designed to mesh with the course requirements necessary for direct entry into the final year of a Bachelor's Degree in Promotional Media at a UK University.

Examples of agreed progression options:

BA(Hons) Promotional Media
BA(Hons) Media Production

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* Must be from a UK school and aged 18-19 at the point of enrolment.

Course duration

2 academic years

Entry requirements

A good secondary education to GCSE or O Level standard, English Level B1/B2.

Start dates

  • 18th February 2019
  • 8th July 2019
  • 23rd September 2019

Syllabus overview

  • Photography
  • Film Grammar
  • Video Editing
  • 2D/3D Animation
  • Pre-production, Production / Post-production skills
  • Principle and Evolution of Animation
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Database Integration in Websites
  • Cascading Stylesheets
  • Adobe Flash Animation
  • Server Side Script PHP/ASP
  • Web Technology XML/AJAX
  • Practical Projects
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Practical Projects and assignments
  • Creating Adverts and Commercials
  • Media Planning and Buying
  • Public Relations
  • Community and Crisis Management
  • Effective Marketing Plan
  • Market Research and Selection
  • Branding and Packaging
  • Journalism and Copywriting
  • Free Careers Course
  • and more


Hove College Advanced Diploma in Motion Graphics & Film and OCN Level 4/5 Certificates