UAL L3 Dip in Media Production
What is this course about?
Subjects include Film / Radio Documentary Production, Scriptwriting, News Production, Media Industry Studies, Presentation and Production Techniques. This course aims to equip students with a range of high level skills in all aspects of media and production. You are given the opportunity to write, plan and produce a variety of media products including short productions, documentaries, music videos and professional broadcast projects. This course has a tradition of creating professional quality productions including winning the Royal Television Awards for best student film on two occasions and running their own dedicated radio station (Heatwave Radio)as part of the Signal Radio Media Academy. You will have the opportunity to specialise in a subject area of your choosing for a final major project. The Media and Performing Arts department is equipped with a variety of specialist facilities and equipment including a TV, Radio & Photography studios, as well as Apple Mac Graphics and Multimedia workshops. You will also have the opportunity to participate in specific experience of work at companies such as Signal Radio.
4 GCSEs grade A*-C/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 taught
The course is taught by a team of specialist lecturers including working professionals, who aim to help you to gain the most from the course. You are also 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.
How will I be assessed?
This course is assessed by continual assessment, rather than exams, and students will need to research, plan and produce practical work. All assignments have interim assessment points, when the lecturer assesses the work and shows the student how to improve their grades. Students requiring any support in producing written work, organising themselves or managing their time can access our academic mentors. All student work is moderated by the awarding body.
What else do I need to know?
You will also continue to study maths and English Functional Skills or GCSE 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 Media Production and Technology.
What could I do next?
With an Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production you can progress into employment or on to a wide range of university courses including film studies, radio production, documentary film making, as well as other radio / television production & scriptwriting courses.