Academy Wales

Media Academy Wales is the centre for cutting-edge, vocational media education and training in Wales.

We are a recognised centre of excellence offering a range of degree programmes, training opportunities, international partnerships and industry interaction, creating an environment which encourages innovation and creativity.

We are a partnership between the University of South Wales, Swansea Metropolitan University and Aberystwyth University, through which we offer programmes and training in all areas of the creative media sector. Find out more here.

Our family of programmes includes DAWN (Documentary Academy Wales Network): a BFI Film Academy documentary film course for 16-19 year olds; Academi+, an ESF-funded scheme providing vocational training for the creative media industries in West Wales and the Valleys; Transform@Lab, the MEDIA-funded multi-platform lab for European media graduates; and Cinovate, a national programme offering innovative training for film exhibition managers.  

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