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Creative Media Production

Walsall College

UCAS Code: 3P10 | Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


A level

C,C,C

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

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

Looking to enhance your career prospects in creative media?

This Level 4 programme is designed for progressing Level 3 students who are aiming to develop a more independent and professional approach to Creative Media Production.

This advanced course is also great for creative individuals with an interest in film & TV production and studying film context at a higher level.

Working on a range of exciting briefs and employer-led projects, you will work towards achieving an industry-level standard. This course also enables students to work practically in small groups or on their own to create:

Music Videos
Documentaries
Experimental Film
Narrative Film
Script Writing
Developing a concept for a Film
Examining the Industry
Analysing Film and TV

The course is also assessed through coursework, and there may be an opportunity to take part in a visit to Europe each year of the course.

Modules

You will take part in:

Training for a range of careers in the media sector and its support industries.
Opportunities to gain a nationally recognised qualification to enter employment in the media sector or progress to higher qualification in media production.
Develop a range knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of media production.
Transferable skills that will enable you to progress and move within the media sector.
Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of higher level skills in a media context.
Develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life.

Course Content

You will partake in the following units during the course:

Film & Video Editing
Creative Media Industry
Professional Practice
Film & Television Practices
Light & Sound
Film Studies
Scriptwriting for Sound
Individual Project
Interview & Presentation Techniques
Investigative Journalism

Assessment methods

Assessment is continuous and is based on assignments, group projects, lectures, workshops and summative and formative tasks.

Knowledge and understanding of a subject is often developed through lectures and workshops as well through real life work experiences.

Intellectual skills such as analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and problem solving may be demonstrated and applied through active learning via formative tasks and summative assignments and projects.

Practical skills assessment involves practical demonstration through processes and final outcomes & projects.

Transferable skills are readily convertible to employment and other contexts, such as in a problem solving, working effectively as part of team or meeting the needs of client etc. These often address wider skills such as written communication (developed and assessed through essays or reports and evaluations; oral skills through presentations in seminars). Both written and verbal feedback is given.

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

England
£5,900
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£5,900
for the whole course
Scotland
£5,900
for the whole course
Wales
£5,900
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

Walsall College

Department:

Performing Arts, Drama, Media, Music, Leather

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