Managing Interactive Media

Managing Interactive Media

Links to vocational and university courses on interactive media

We offer this listing of courses without any particular recommendation. You should click on the name on the left to go to the relevant web site. We also have a list of universities who have adopted various editions of Managing Multimedia and Managing Interactive Media.

Short Courses | Full-time | International | USA | Australia

UK Short Professional Courses

ATSF We offer a short course on project management based on the book Managing Interactive Media
Aquent Central London based company with short courses as one of their strands. They emphasise the low pupil-teacher ratio in their seminars.
Aztec IT Training Aztec cover graphics and programming courses for web design and development in London.
BBC Training and Development The world's leading (IMHO) broadcaster now not only uses interactive media but trains people in it as well. Large portfolio of craft/hard and soft skills.
Birkbeck College The famous Birkbeck in London offers a Diploma in New Media Management and a Diploma in Web Design and Development, both run for professionals over alternate Saturdays. This link takes you to their web site where you can request further information.
CIM e-Marketing Award 30 hour course offered over 5 days of 10 evenings.
jb International JB have London-based courses geared more to the technical and programming aspects of development than graphical.
Media Skills Media Skills is part of the Department of Media and Communication at the University of Central England (in Birmingham) which also offers undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses in media. They run a wide range of media courses including interactive media and software courses, animation, video production and HD as well as a series of summer schools. (See also UCE university courses below.)
Media Training

Have a flexible and interesting span of interactive media-related courses. These range from M-commerce, and Marketing on the Web, to Cold Fusion and Director. This company is London based.

Metro New Media Metro is a centre based in London offering a variety of multimedia short courses.
New Media Knowledge Group NMK are based at the University of Westminster in London, offer a range of information, contacts and useful events including short courses.
OCR iMedia qualifications for aspiring young digital media people.
The Advanced Learning Technology Programme This programme is based at Lancaster University and offers a modular distance course that can lead to a diploma. The course is designed for specialists concerned with learning and the use of technology. They also offer occasional short 'events'.
Silicon Beach Brighton (UK) based computer, business and management training providers with a wide-ranging and impressive portfolio.
University of the Arts, London Services to professionals and business: Interactive and Digital Media. Several short courses for professionals.

University of North London

This university offers a range of short courses including WAP, XML and databases for community health professionals.

UK Full-time University and Higher Education Courses (including Post Graduate)

UCAS Universities and Colleges Admissions Service lists about 500 Multimedia courses in the UK. This is a good, well maintained site. Search by subject area and region. Also look under terms like Web, Internet and Interactive as well.
Barnsley College Multimedia Lab Barnsley College, in Lancashire - offers HNDs and Honours courses in Multimedia.
Post Graduate The official post graduate site.
Education UK The British Council's Education UK site. Go to the links section via the left-hand menu for lots more useful pointers.
Hobsons Postgrad Postgrad courses with a search facility.
UCE The Department of Media and Communication at the University of Central England (in Birmingham) offers undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses in media. From September 2007 their well established MA Media Production programme will become MA Television & Interactive Content, in response to today's multiplatform content creation. (See also Media Skills short courses above.)

International

SAE Institute This organisation started in Australia but now offers professional media training around the world, including multimedia. Note the Multimedia Producer Diploma course and Multimedia Arts Degree. This latter is validated by Middlesex University in the UK.You need to select your country from an extensive listing on the home page to see what courses are offered where and with what timing. There is often a choice of daytime or evening sessions.SAE stands for School of Audio Engineering.

USA

San Francisco State University - Multimedia Studies Program Excellent, very comprehensive selection of courses. Categories include Authoring, Design, The Business of Multimedia
Bloomsburg University Bloomsburg, in Pennsylvania has an interesting course which centres on theories of learning and instructional design.

Australia

The government and Dept. for Employment, Education and Training has established co-operative MM centres. Nice sites. Good initiative. Some listed here.

ASISM Australian School of Industry Service Management provide fully-accredited training in all areas of the service industries.
Vandersound in Brisbane A lively site which offers 14 modules of digital and interactive content.
Imago Multimedia Centre, Western Australia Courses by category found under Programs. Also good links through to education courses in Western Australia.
Centre for Interactive Multimedia Postgrad courses James Cook University, North Queensland.
Digital Media - Sydney, New South Wales Loads of short courses offered around Australia in advanced production skills in conjunction with the Australian Film, Television and Radio School.