MAS Media x DRPG – Creative Digital Education 25/01/2021

MAS Media - Creative Digital Education

“New and enterprising digital media course for the future Gen-Z entrepreneur in joint partnership with Kidderminster College & DRPG

A New Partnership...

Kidderminster College is proud to announce the new partnership with DRPG to collaborate in the creation of a new creative digital media course to bring together innovation in education and digital technology and media for the next generation of digital media creatives. ‘Creative Digital Media’ will be the first course under the new MAS Media department, which will be offered from September 2021.

Kidderminster College is home to the successful nationwide artist development programme ‘MAS Records’ that has been established for 20 years, which gives musical artists the opportunity to develop their careers in a real world environment while gaining an industry recognised qualification. MAS also is proud to have patrons that include Ricky Wilson (Kaiser Chiefs/the Voice), Karen Harding, and Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin).

DRPG, who have set up this course in partnership with MAS Records, is a global creative communications group celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The group creates and delivers integrated communications solutions for an industry wide range of clients and brands, for both external and internal audiences worldwide. DRPG is also home to the filming of channel 5’s ‘The Gadget Show and has high-profile clients that include Jaguar Land Rover and Sainsburys. This partnership will combine the innovative educational model of MAS Records with the contemporary digital technology, experience, and practices of DRPG to enable learners to build their skills in an industry relevant setting as some elements of the course will be delivered on site at DRPG headquarters in Hartlebury where learners will be exposed to this working environment.

About this course:

This course is ideally suited for any individuals that want to develop their skill sets and bring creative ideas to life. Individuals that have ambitions to go into careers such as content creators on YouTube, podcasters or to run an entrepreneurial digital business and wish to further develop these ideas and create opportunities for themselves that can lead into careers with companies such as DRPG.

The creative digital media course is focused around your ideas and guiding you to realise these concepts through the process of planning, pitching, and promoting them. The course is flexible to help meet your needs and prepare you for the professional world. There will be regular masterclasses throughout the course with a variety of industry professionals, all of which will be specialists in their area, to provide you with opportunities to network and build your skills.

  • How to plan & develop your creative ideas
  • How to start your own creative digital enterprise
  • Key industry skillsets such as UX (user experience) & UI (user interface)
  • The marketing & promotion of your ideas

This course will help you to develop your own creative ideas as well as giving you the skill sets to succeed in the creative digital media industry. This will give you the tools to launch your own ideas or go into employment in the industry with companies such as DRPG. There are links to degree level courses at other NCG colleges as well as leading into other university courses.