New college course covers exciting social media industry


South Essex College is offering an exciting new media course for students to study in September 2021.

The Level 3 Interactive Digital Media course at the college’s Southend campus covers all aspects of the fast moving and popular social media sector.

For those wishing to pursue a career in social media marketing or content creation, two growth areas in the job market, this is the perfect course.

Students will learn social media content creation and advertising, search engine optimisation (SEO), video production, customer profiling plus digital and online PR.

Luke Mason, Media Curriculum Manager, said: “This is an innovative course delivered by the college. You’ll be learning about and creating content for a whole host of platforms including Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube and Instagram. You’ll learn how these platforms are used by companies to engage with their audiences.”

The college will be hosting an Instagram Live chat to discuss the new media course plus the college’s new Level 4 Creative Enterprise and Industries course, an adult course designed for individuals to develop their creative enterprise skills. This will be on Wednesday 12  May at 6.30pm via the college’s Instagram channel - @southessexcollege

For more information about the Interactive Digital Media course and to apply, visit