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Creative Media Production (Sound Media - Digital Composition)

Morley College London

UCAS Code: SMHC | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


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48

48 UCAS points equivalent: - Access to Higher Education Diploma - A levels - BTEC at level 3 With GCSE English grade 4 or C minimum. Desirable GCSE Maths.

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Unleash your creativity by joining this highly creative and exciting specialist 1 year Level 4 program! From ringtones, to full scale soundscapes and soundtracks this course will ignite your passion for computer-based sound making and electronic based sound arts.

Digital sound composition is a growing industry generating many professional opportunities in gaming, film, web, VR, AR and radio platforms. It is also increasingly applied to art and the creation of immersive experiences for varied audiences and commercial purposes.

Learn how to make in depth explorations, how to make meaning and generate atmosphere and immersion through digital sound by applying up to date sound and light techniques, current audio technologies and develop an ear for what works in context.

This course will offer you a place to develop and begin mapping a career in the media or art industries as a specialist in sound composition and audio manipulation. You will learn how to meet the demands of challenging commercial briefs and develop the skills to make your work standout.

The HNC is designed to encourage you to explore the full range of creative opportunities available for those who have a passion for creating immersive experiences through computer based sound design, manipulation and composition.

Our group sizes are small and our close knit team of specialist staff will coach and guide you to find your voice, develop a strong and unique body of work and position your in an increasingly exciting industry.

During the course you will deepen your analytical thinking and develop your ability to plan, create and successfully manage projects in sound composition.
You will also develop the strong collaborative working, problem solving and communication skills that you will need to succeed.

Our high quality professional coaching and 1 to 1 support will help focus your energies to effectively manage projects involving research and development of ideas, learning about audiences and dissemination channels, wjilst making full use of current technologies to make the most of your vision and talents.

Find your voice and deepen your awareness of digital audio composition applying this to varied contexts and exploring the many opportunities that our highly digitised culture can provide.

Students will be invited to engage with networks and competitions as part of the programme. There will be opportunities to develop and enhance your professional resume.

Form part of a dynamic, supportive and collaborative creative community of like minded people at the Chelsea Centre for Creative Industries.

Modules

Units are subject to change but would usually cover:
- Individual project
- Creative Media Industry
- Professional Practice
- Audio Practice
- Audio Studies
- Scriptwriting for Sound 15
- Light & Sound
- Audio Technologies

Assessment methods

You will be set projects and assignments to complete and receive ongoing formative feedback throughout. You will also be given final summative grades at the end of projects. When being awarded final grades you will also have details of how to focus your next steps and development. Assessments could include presentations, production of written documents, portfolio elements and research.

Tuition fees

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England
£6,165
per year
Northern Ireland
£6,165
per year
Scotland
£6,165
per year
Wales
£6,165
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Chelsea Centre for the Creative Industries

Department:

Media (Chelsea)

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