You should have an appropriate and relevant Level 3 qualification and 4 A*-C grades at GCSE level or equivalent, this should include English and maths.
This is a wide scope media course that allows you to develop the creative, professional and analytical skills needed for creative media production. At both levels you will be exposed to real clients and live competition briefs.
At level 4 you will be introduced to the practical skills needed for moving image production as well as developing editing techniques in response to creative problems and situations. Specific units studied include Promotional Video Production, Advertising for Television, Music Video Production and Fiction Film Production. All of the units are underpinned by continual professional, contextual and analytical development.
At level 5 you will improve on the skills learnt in the previous year and undertake specific units in producing, directing, screenwriting, photojournalism and documentary film-making. These will be supported by a dedicated work experience unit as well a specific subject investigation designed by you.
Who is the course suitable for?
If you seek a career in creative media then this course will offer you the widest options of skill development for a successful foundation for your future.
Practical workshops, lectures and seminars will be supported by ongoing tutorials with specialist technicians and tutors. However the course is very focused on individual need and direction and you will have a great deal of input into the method of learning you prefer with a tutorial based approach to the subject matter in most cases.
Development of Maths and English
Employability Skills Development
How will the course be taught?
The course is 100% coursework assessed through a series of assignments with ongoing assessments throughout the year. The assessments have a professional and realistic context with a focus on client or live competition briefs.
How will I know how well I am doing?
Are there any additional costs?
What course can I do next?
Leads to year 2: 1350216-F1MA Level 5 HND in Creative Media Production and Technology The majority of students move on to universities to complete their top up year. The course can lead to successful careers in a wide variety of media jobs from advertising to film production.
Where can I get further support / advice?
How do I join the course?
Apply online at www.centralbeds.ac.uk
£4000 per year