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University of Plymouth

Creative Media

UCAS Code: W614

Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


96-112 tariff points, including a minimum of 2 A Levels, General Studies accepted

Considered in combination

Pass a named Access to HE Diploma (e.g. Preferably Art & Design, Humanities or Combined), with at least 33 credits at Merit and/or Distinction.

Considered in combination

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

26-28

English and Mathematics accepted within as GCSE equivalent.

96-112 tariff points overall. English and Mathematics accepted within as GCSE equivalent.

Considered in combination

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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In any subject

Considered in combination

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

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In any subject

Considered in combination

96-112 tariff points, including two Advanced Highers English and Mathematics accepted within as GCSE equivalent.

In combination with Advanced Highers

UCAS Tariff

96-112

Including a minimum of 2 A Levels, General Studies accepted.

Considered in combination

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2021

Subject

Media production

Creative Media brings together a range of emerging and established media practices in recognition that in contemporary culture they have well and truly converged. Media platforms are content hungry and our students produce content to an award-winning standard.

On Creative Media you will experiment, refine and grow your own unique creative voice. Alongside creative production, you will develop the critical and collaborative skills required to succeed in this rapidly evolving sector.

Creative Media offers a unique opportunity to creatively explore multiple media and the exciting range of contexts they sit within; from the internet and mobile devices, immersive installations and video-mapping to more traditional forms of documentary and drama. While you can choose to specialise, you have the opportunity to work across the full range of technologies and processes we offer.

Working with our award winning staff, you will develop expertise using our outstanding facilities including a fully equipped public cinema, moving image studio with infinity cove, TV studio, photographic and sound studios, computer labs, animation rostrums and much more. You will also benefit from our strong links with industry such as the BBC, ITV and Royal Television Society along with regional arts and community groups. You will have the opportunity to develop and realise creative collaborations and professional live briefs beyond the University.

The University of Plymouth is No.1 overall Young University for Art, Design and Architecture in the UK (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2018)

Modules

In your first year, you will explore what Creative Media means to you through a series of short, critically framed, practical projects. You will explore narrative, composition and context in still and moving image, sound, interaction and animation. You will start to work beyond the University, exploring professional working methods in a documentary and explore audience address in a public exhibition or screening.

In your second year, you will explore advanced practical techniques and develop a critical framework for your practice. Creativity, experimentation and developing your own creative voice will be at the heart of this part of the course. You will explore socially engaged media working in collaboration our industry partners. A module exploring media theory will enhance your academic skills. An international fieldtrip is part of stage two, as is the option to study abroad.

In your final year, you will complete two major self-directed projects in independent practice and collaborative practice. All our students do a written dissertation on a subject of their choice. You will prepare for your future career in our professional module and showcase your achievements in a substantial public exhibition or screening. In stage three, we offer one to one mentoring by industry professionals and the opportunity to meet and network with potential employers.

Assessment methods

Assessment is 100% coursework

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£13,800
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Plymouth

Department:

School of Art, Design and Architecture

TEF rating:
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97%
UK students
3%
International students
3%
Male students
97%
Female students
12%
Drop out rate

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