Studying Digital Industries at Eastleigh College is a creative journey through the world of information and communication technology. You will have the opportunity to develop computer games, explore digital 3D modelling, create digital graphics and manage networks. The facilities available enable the use of industry standard resources , our industry led projects provide students real life experience of work to support progression to University and employment.
The department currently makes use of five specialised computer suites, equipped with both PCs and iMacs with the latest version industry-standard software. The software used is fully licensed and available for users to install at home. The lecturers have industrial experience in various specialisations including networks, repair and maintenance of PCs, electronics, engineering, game development, 3D modelling, business and data analysis and of course, programming.
The College has good links with local businesses, who will occasionally offer work to the department. This gives our learners a unique understanding of the industry and first-hand experience with genuine projects, prior to seeking work or a place at University. This work may include creating 3D assets for computer flight simulator software, writing code, designing business solutions and even creating CGI imagery and video for marketing purposes.
Counselling courses are ‘life-changing’ say HE Learners
Counselling is a continuously evolving career choice and the new DipHE Counselling Diploma qualifications at Eastleigh College are proving popular with learners looking to take their next steps towards this fulfilling and impactful career path. Diploma-qualified counsellors now have the option to top up their counselling diploma (DipHE) to a Bachelor degree with Eastleigh College.
Adult students on a career path are positive about going to university
According to figures recently reported by UCAS, the total number of applicants wishing to start university in September hit a new high. The findings coincide with the results of an exit poll of 250 adult learners from Eastleigh College in which 98% agreed that ‘My course will enable me to develop a new career’.