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Chichester College Group

Creative Multimedia Production

UCAS Code: CMJ4

Higher National Diploma - HND

Entry requirements


GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

UCAS Tariff

96

A typical offer of either a combination of GCE A levels/Level 3 Diploma or an Extended Diploma at overall Merit. GCSE Mathematics and English Language are preferred at grade C or above.

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Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The Higher National Diploma (HND) in Creative Media Production is a rigorous specialist vocational programme, linked to professional body requirements and with a strong work related emphasis.

On the course you will have the opportunity to develop productions from concept to screen. You will explore the practical roles of cinematographer, lighting director, director and screenwriter. You will work as part of a production team as well as develop your own independent projects.

This two-year higher education course is practical and vocationally focused, and aims to prepare you to move to a degree course or into employment. It offers both theoretical and practical units combined with an extensive range of teaching and learning methods that enhance the learners’ knowledge and skill. Learners will develop an in-depth understanding of how the film industry is structured, and learn how they can develop a career in this challenging, exciting, dynamic industry. You will use professional video and editing equipment

We will tutor students in how to use professional film and editing equipment and all BTEC Higher Nationals have been designed and developed with consideration of National Occupational Standards.

You will be taught in a nurturing environment with lots of expert support from our experienced and industry qualified tutors. They will teach you through a blend of lectures, guest speakers, seminars, case studies as well as individual and group work.

The HND Creative Media course comprises of 15 modules and they are:

Year 1
Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Creative Media Industry
Professional Practice
Television Practices
Television Studies
Editing for Film and Television
Cinematography - Lighting
Cinematography - Camera

Year 2
Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
Personal Professional Development
Advanced Television Practices
Drama
Documentary
Advanced Editing for Film and Television
Sound for Media Products

As a student of Crawley College, you will have access to all of our services, which includes study support, the Students' Union and our library's online resources.

Special features of this programme include:
You can progress onto a final top-up year and achieve a full degree at our Chichester campus.
Opportunity to tailor your HND through optional units
Small group sizes ensure you get the support you need to succeed

Teaching staff

You will be taught by an experienced teaching team whose expertise and knowledge are closely matched to the content of the modules on the course. The team includes senior academics, professional practitioners with industry experience, demonstrators and technical officers and guest speakers.

Modules

This HND course is a higher level course at level 4 for those wishing to develop their skills for work within the media industry. It is mapped to the occupational standards in the sector set by skillset.

The HNC course consists of 8 units, of which three are Core Units, three are mandatory Specialist Units and a further 2 are optional units. The HND is a further 7 units.

The HNC course is made up of 8 units.
Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Creative Media Industry
Professional Practice
Film & Television Practices
Film Studies
Light & Sound
Film & Video Editing
Principles of Animation

The units are mapped to occupational standards set by Skillset and could be studied as individual units to develop specific technical skills as stand alone units of study as well as part of the HNC qualification.
The HND course is made up of the 7 units.
Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
Personal Professional Development
Advanced Film & Television Studies
Advanced Editing & Compositing
Drama / Narrative
Documentary
Scriptwriting for Film & Television

Assessment methods

Assessment will be through assignments (mainly) and some examinations. Each outcome or module will be assessed by a project-style assignment. Upon completion of all outcomes in a unit, the student will be able to undertake the End Graded assignment or End Test (depending on the unit) to obtain a unit grade.
The method of assessment has been designed to encourage continuous written and verbal feedback throughout the course to ensure he highest grade attainable for each unit in conjunction with the highest quality education.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£6,500
per year
England
£6,500
per year
EU
£6,500
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,500
per year
Scotland
£6,500
per year
Wales
£6,500
per year

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Department:

Performing Arts

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