FAQs

Can my graduate story feature in this online magazine?

We would love to feature your stories – it’s helpful for students to lear how to get into We would love to feature your stories – we can even pop out to make a short video in your workplace if you would like us to. Email our Creative Media Course Leader, Helen Holmes h.holmes@worc.ac.uk to discuss this.

How can I find more information on the BA Creative Media Course?

Look for course information on the University’s web page, or contact our Course Leader, Helen Holmes on h.holmes@worc.ac.uk for an informal chat. You would be very welcome to attend one of our open days detailed here.

How do I find out more about industry briefs?

Have a look through the examples on the Industry page. We work closely with a variety of clients in all three years of our course.

Do lecturers provide references for students?

Yes. Each student has a Personal Academic Tutor who supports them through their three years. The PAT will write a reference for their tutee, during their study and / or when they have graduated.

Can I find jobs through this site?

Yes, our lecturers are often contacted by creative industry contacts, and graduates. See the Employability page for vacancies and archives. The Creative Media Course has many links with industry, community events and Festivals. We often post opportunities for work experience and internships on the Employability page.

How do I find more information about work experience opportunities?

The Creative Media Course has many contacts with industry, community events and Festivals. We often post opportunities for work experience and internships on the Employability page.

Can my work be included in this website?

We are working on a Gallery of student work from a variety of modules from all years. Please email our Creative Media Course Leader, Helen Holmes h.holmes@worc.ac.uk if you would like your work to be included.

How do I get in contact with the University?

Contact Helen Holmes, our Course Leader, for Course information or a chat about our magazine h.holmes@worc.ac.uk or via the University website Worcester.ac.uk

Has any work been done for the community?

We work closely with the NHS, Worcester Festivals and a number of local charities. You can view specific examples such as the West Mercia and Warwickshire Police project #UncoverYourPotential Industry page.

Do students work outside the university?

Some students may take on freelance work outside the University, or have jobs in the industry or within the University. However, we have Industry Briefs within the Creative Media Course that allow students to work with clients, with the support of their tutor. The work is then used as portfolio pieces and is invaluable for interviews. More information can be found on our Industry Page. If you have a project that may interest students, please contact our Course Leader, Helen Holmes h.holmes@worc.ac.uk.

Do students have access to equipment?

Yes. All students on our Course have access to equipment such as DSLR cameras, lenses, video cameras, sound recording equipment, tripods and lighting. Some equipment loans require a tutorial with a technician prior to the loan. There are also open access Mac suites 24 hours a day and Work Space in the Digital Arts Centre, with all Adobe software available to use free of charge.

How can students learn software skills?

Students are provided with access to LinkedIn Learning, which is an online resource of a variety of tutorials. This is a free resource for Creative Media students. There are regular software tutorials with technicians and workshop time within lectures.