Media & Digital Technologies

What an amazing world we live in: information, entertainment and business can be done globally in seconds; our creativity can be shared, celebrated and used by anyone, anywhere, at any time.

ncn sits at the heart of the Creative Quarter – an area of the city that is being developed with millions of pounds of investment to support creative businesses over the next few years.

The creative industries are rapidly growing locally, nationally and internationally, so whatever path you choose, you’ll be entering into a vibrant and ever-changing world.
 
Our courses offer a great foundation for entering into work or further study and you'll acquire the right skills to help you find employment. We’ve got a great range of higher education courses, so you can grow and develop your talents as far as you want to take them.
 
All of our courses enjoy great links with industry so you’ll never be short of opportunities to put your learning into practice. Ofsted have recently graded the College as 'Good', highlighting that teachers are experts in their subjects, so you can be rest assured that you will be in safe hands. Plus, you’ll learn your craft in some of the best facilities, using industry-standard equipment. 

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At the heart of Nottingham's creative industries

ncn is Nottingham's largest provider of media and digital technologies education and training.

Our fantastic facilities include the city's largest training TV studio and the latest in animation, graphics and photography software. Plus, we've got huge exhibition spaces so that when it comes to showing off your work to your family, friends and potential employers, ncn provides the perfect platform.

ncn has great links with employers which means that throughout your study you'll get to learn from the best. You'll visit professional TV and production studios, hear about the latest trends from nationally-renowned designers and animators and you'll get to practice you new skills on live briefs - these are opportunities to work on a real commercial project.

Read the latest news from the Media & Digital Technology Academy here:

Media students meet moguls Fearne Cotton and Trevor Nelson

 

Highlights from ncn

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Budding film makers hit the big screen

21/04/2017

Young movie makers got the chance to watch a premiere screening of their own short film at Nottingham’s Broadway cinema as part of the BFI Film Academy. 

Get a three-course meal at top Nottingham restaurant for just £25

12/04/2017

Don’t miss the chance to be wined and dined by our Hospitality Management students on 26th April when they take charge at Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse Bar & Grill.

Award-winning architects have been appointed to design a campus of the future

07/04/2017

Award-winning architects have been appointed to take forward our plan for a ‘hub for skills’.

Talented rappers perform for Prince Harry

23/03/2017

Budding rappers, Akil Beale, 17, and Omari Levy-Sterret, 18, got the chance to meet and perform in front of Prince Harry during his recent visit to Nottingham.

SafeGuard donates bullet proof vest to assist students with their training

13/03/2017

Our Public Services students are benefiting from new protective armour to use as part of their course, thanks to a generous donation from SafeGuard Armour.

Talking business over tea

09/03/2017

For Liam Richmond, manager and owner of Rudyards tea house, an apprentice has been the perfect solution to helping his fledgling business thrive.

Growing business reaps the rewards of an apprentice

08/03/2017

Artificial Lawn Fitters UK Ltd employs 17-year-old Emily Johnson as Apprentice Sales Administrator and is looking to take on a further three apprentices.

We're supporting National Apprenticeship Week!

03/03/2017

We currently work with more than 600 employers to deliver Apprenticeship programmes to over 1000 apprentices across 40 different sectors. Here's what one of our hospitality employers and his apprentice has to say...

Careers event gets students thinking about their futures

02/03/2017

Students and school pupils have been inspired for their futures following the success of our Your Future careers and employability event.

Ruddington Arms chef patron passes on his culinary expertise to students

02/03/2017

Mark Anderson of the Michelin Guide listed Ruddington Arms and three of his chefs joined ncn catering students to cook a gourmet five-course meal for the public.

The future’s looking bright for our students

16/02/2017

To prepare students for life after college, we’re gearing up for Your Future, a careers event which will see more than 300 student workshops taking place throughout the week (20th-24th February), a host of inspiring guest speakers and the chance for stude

Creative collaboration is put under the spotlight

09/02/2017

Music and media students came together this week for the College’s Music Expo.

Trainee chefs share their wisdom

12/01/2017

Trainee chefs have been passing on their culinary skills to school pupils during a seafood workshop.

Working with Fujitsu to create digital champions

09/12/2016

People in north Nottingham are being invited to become digital champions thanks to a new partnership between ncn and Fujitsu.