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.
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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.
94% of learners say they would recommend the College to a friend and overall satisfaction climbs
Upon completion of their courses a total of 781 learners aged 16-19 took part in the annual exit survey that benchmarked Eastleigh College positively against 1,377,178 responses from over 100 Colleges across the country.
Andrew is a winner at the global BTEC Awards
Andrew Urben, a second year learner at Eastleigh College, received a bronze award for BTEC Business and Enterprise Learner of the Year 2021 at the annual BTEC Awards. His outstanding achievements are among inspiring stories from more than 700 BTEC learners, tutors, teachers, schools and colleges from over 30 countries to be recognised and celebrated in the competition.