What Students Say
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Degree Programme: BSc Web Design and
What did you enjoy about your course?
I enjoyed the range of things we got to do from the graphical
side, the programming side, contemporary digital media issues and
technological determinism as well as psychology. A really good
variety of subjects.
What did you enjoy about Scarborough Campus?
I came on the open day and because it was such a small and
lovely campus it was obvious that is was going to be really
friendly and it was absolutely true to expectations. The support
from tutors and the rest of the staff has been absolutely fantastic
and first class.
The opportunity arose to do an internship in the summer with the
Creative Enterprise Laboratory. This definitely helped with my job
prospects as it gave me relevant experience to talk about in my
interviews and has definitely helped me get my dream job at the
What did you enjoy about Scarborough and surroundings.
It’s lovely to have the beach and it’s a good town with a good
range of shops and because it’s quite small it’s quite convenient
to get to anywhere in Scarborough. So all round it’s a good package
What are you career plans?
I’m currently an assistant content producer for the central
editorial team in future media at the BBC. That involves working on
the website. Currently I’m working with the search engine team but
I will ultimately be working on the home page, iplayer and the
other technological products that the BBC does through its online
output. It’s a great company to be at, as they have almost
limitless training and loads of support. If you get the opportunity
to apply there, do it.
See Gemma talking more about her course in the Digital