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South Thames College Group (inc Carshalton, South Thames and Kingston College)

Creative Media Production (Web and App Development) - HNC

UCAS Code: KC33

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

24

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About this course


Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2021

This creative course will give you the knowledge, practical experience and confidence to progress into a career in the film, television and / or digital production industries. It is aimed at dedicated learners who want to move into the creative industries or further training, and are looking for practical training and a nationally-recognised Level 4 / 5 qualification. This full time course is delivered by experienced professionals who are experts in the industry and have extensive industry and teaching profiles.

Modules

Skills covered are tailored to industry requirements. The course is practically driven but it also demands academic ability to build a solid grounding in production theory, industry knowledge, and business skills.

Successful completion of the HNC will require the accumulation of 120 credits from the modules studied. Modules studied include:

•Interview and Presentation Techniques for Television – TV interviewing is a very specific and highly valued skill; in this module you will explore and develop a range of techniques and put them into practice in our TV studio
•Film Studies – you will develop critical analysis techniques and methods, exploring how meaning is created in film and how films are perceived by audiences
•Creative Arts Research – Relevant higher education research skills will be developed in a supportive and creative environment
•Contextual studies – as a professional it is critical that you can contextualise the media environment and are aware of developments ?Practical Skills for the Moving Image – You will practically develop how to use video and audio equipment and create work to a client brief
?Camera and lighting techniques for moving image production – The operation of camera and lighting is fundamental to all moving image productions. This module will ensure you have a firm understanding of how these two elements work together to outstanding creative effect
?Development and techniques of film and video editing – You will practically explore editing technologies and will film and edit your own work
?Animation Techniques – In this module you will plan and produce 2D and 3D animation for a client brief

The Uni


Course location:

Kingston College

Department:

School of Creative Industries [KC]

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