Course Duration
1 to 2 years
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ 3000.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
FL1143
Start Date
07/09/2022
Start Time
-
Day
Mon - Fri

Course Summary

This course helps you to develop your technical skills within various areas of media production. Taught at our brand new Digital and Creative Hub at Cauldon campus, opposite Staffordshire Univerity and Hanley Park, using the vast collection of equipment and professional-standard facilities, you can expect to learn how to operate a camera, record and design professional-standard sound and use lighting in a studio environment. You will also learn post-production processes, such as video and sound editing, graphics design and VFX using Adobe Creative Cloud. Upon enrolment, you will have access to this range of industry-standard software for the duration of your studies.

In addition to developing your technical skills, you can also expect to acquire an understanding of relevant theory and the wider industry, as well as the necessary research and communication skills required for higher education and employment. You will have the opportunity to create a variety of products, including short films, podcasts, advertisements and short-form documentaries. At the end of your final year of study you will undergo a Final Major Project, giving you the chance to make a production of your choice.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grades at grade 4 and above, Level 2 Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 2 or
Intermediate qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to
make sure this is the right level for you.

How Is It Assessed

This course is assessed by coursework, and you will need to research, plan and produce practical work. All assignments have interim assessment points, where lecturers assess the work and you how to improve your grades. Should you require any support in producing written work, organising yourself or managing your time, you can access our academic mentors. All student work is moderated both internally and by the awarding body, UAL.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught by a team of specialist lecturers who help you to gain the most from the course. You will also be allocated a personal tutor who will guide you through the course as well as organising any support that you may need. The course is delivered through a mixture of practical workshops, lectures and self-directed study.

What Could I do Next

With an Extended Diploma in Creative Practice (Media Production) you can progress into employment or on to a wide range of media-related university courses across the country.

What Else Do I Need To Know

Depending on your GCSE grades, you may also continue to study GCSE Maths and/or English in order to improve your employability and progression opportunities. On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication (Media Production). Please note: It takes 2 years to complete this full Level 3 qualification. Progression to the second year of the course is subject to successful achievement of the first year of the course.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grades at grade 4 and above, Level 2 Diploma, appropriate NVQ Level 2 or
Intermediate qualification. You will have a pre-induction interview/assessment to
make sure this is the right level for you.

How Is It Assessed

This course is assessed by coursework, and you will need to research, plan and produce practical work. All assignments have interim assessment points, where lecturers assess the work and you how to improve your grades. Should you require any support in producing written work, organising yourself or managing your time, you can access our academic mentors. All student work is moderated both internally and by the awarding body, UAL.

How Is It Taught

The course is taught by a team of specialist lecturers who help you to gain the most from the course. You will also be allocated a personal tutor who will guide you through the course as well as organising any support that you may need. The course is delivered through a mixture of practical workshops, lectures and self-directed study.

What Could I do Next

With an Extended Diploma in Creative Practice (Media Production) you can progress into employment or on to a wide range of media-related university courses across the country.

What Else Do I Need To Know

Depending on your GCSE grades, you may also continue to study GCSE Maths and/or English in order to improve your employability and progression opportunities. On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design and Communication (Media Production). Please note: It takes 2 years to complete this full Level 3 qualification. Progression to the second year of the course is subject to successful achievement of the first year of the course.

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