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

 

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Students gain inspiration from industry

22/06/2017

Students were able to tap into industry knowledge this week as our High Pavement campus opened its doors to careers advisors from local businesses and universities. 

City and Guilds names Nottingham College ‘UK Centre of the Year‘

20/06/2017

Nottingham College was honoured at the City and Guilds Lion Awards last week (15th June), winning the UK Centre of the Year award at a prestigious ceremony held in London’s iconic Kensington Roof Gardens.

Fashion students strut their stuff on the catwalk

16/06/2017

St Mary’s Gate Church became a stunning backdrop for a catwalk fashion show for Nottingham College Fashion students' End of Year catwalk show.

Megan’s artwork reaches new heights

16/06/2017

Talented young artist Megan Cresswell has taken her final college project to a whole new level, literally… 

Ncn and Central College merge to become Nottingham College

08/06/2017

New College Nottingham and Central College Nottingham have today merged to create Nottingham College – set to be one of the largest colleges in the country.

Top chef Alex Bond inspires students with contemporary cuisine

02/06/2017

Michelin-trained chef Alex Bond took time out of his busy schedule last week to work alongside trainee chefs to cook a five-course meal for the public.

Join us for our Aspire summer showcase!

01/06/2017

Our University Centre is holding a special summer showcase at ncn City on 7th June, 4-7.30pm. ‘Aspire’ is an end of year celebration for current HE students, and for those interested in a degree-level course, it’s a great chance to see what ncn has...

ncn alumnus lands lead role in Playhouse production

18/05/2017

Talented actor and former ncn student, Andre Squire, got the chance to perform back in his hometown after landing a lead role in the stage production of The Grapes of Wrath.

Students feel the heat from the kitchen

17/05/2017

Our students have shown they have what it takes after impressing Nottingham diners during their Marco Pierre White restaurant takeover.

I declare Creative 122 officially open!

11/05/2017

A shop selling creative items made by ncn staff and students was officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Nottingham on 10th May at a special launch event held at our City campus.

Awards success for talented Nottingham students

11/05/2017

Creative students from both ncn and Central College were honoured at the 2017 Young Creative Awards on Wednesday 10 May. 

Creative 122 set to open by the Lord Mayor of Nottingham

04/05/2017

A shop selling creative items made by ncn staff and students will open to the public on Wednesday 10th May at an official launch event at ncn City (Adams Building).

VIP launch receives a helping hand from our students

28/04/2017

Our hospitality and catering trainees provided the canapés and hospitality for the launch of the National Justice Museum last week, serving more than 200 guests from across the UK.

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.