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Flipside at A New Direction

The Flipside digital product design course at A New Direction equips students with the fundamental technical skills necessary to create digital products and progress in the field of digital design.

School: A New Direction
Course: Flipside
Location: London, UK
Course dates: January to March 2023
Application deadline: 11 December 2022

Flipside is a free fully-funded 12-week part-time course designed for young people aged 18 to 30 as an introduction to everything you need to know about starting a career in digital product design.

The course was created by the Good Growth Hub in partnership with Beyond, BIO Agency, Made by Many, Sennep, The Skills Lab and Ustwo.

Flipside is designed to give you a broad foundation of technical skills and insights you'll need to build digital products, plus the support structures to develop employability skills so you can successfully and sustainably break into the digital design industry.

Highlights of the programme include three months of hands-on training led by some of the best digital agencies and responding to a live brief where you'll apply what you're learning and build an A to Z case study for your portfolio.

You will learn and network with multiple leading design agencies including Made by Many, Ustwo, BYND, and many more.

Additionally, you will get matched with an industry mentor to support you in achieving your goals  and receive a training bursary of £500.

Students are guaranteed a job interview at the end of the programme with a leading digital design agency paid at the London living wage or above to kickstart their careers.

Applications to this course have now closed.

Top image: 2021 Flipside graduates 2021 photographed by Emilie Dubois, courtesy of A New Direction.

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