The Diploma in Creative Media Production is a 1 year, 3 AS Level equivalent course. This course is for those interested in pursuing a career in the Film and TV industries. During the course you will have the chance to try out a variety of production roles including Director, Producer, Cinematographer and Sound Designer before specialising in one are.
You will work to produce documentaries, short films and television dramas, adverts and music videos using industry standard facilities and equipment. All learners will have access to the Adobe Creative Cloud.
What Will I Learn?
The course is made up of nine units - one core unit and eight specialist units.
Core Unit: Analysing Media Products and Audiences
Specialised Units: may include Scriptwriting, Advertising, Special Effects, Music Video, Production and Post-Production for Television.
5 GCSEs at grades A*- C including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma/OCR Level 2 Diploma at merit grade or above in a creative related subject.
You will be invited to attend an interview. You will also be required to undertake an initial assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
There is continuous assessment throughout the course for practical and written assignments. All units are internally assessed and externally moderated. On successful completion of this qualification an overall grade is given of Pass, Merit or Distinction.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- Progression is onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Media Production (Television & Film).
Arts officer, producer or director
Average salary: £28,685
Arts officers, producers and directors assume creative, financial and organisational responsibilities in the production and direction of television and radio programmes, films, stage presentations, content for other media, and the promotion and exhibition of other creative activities.
Entry can be via academic qualifications, BTEC/SQA awards, diplomas or degrees in sector-relevant subjects. Apprenticeships are available at NVQ Levels 2 and 3 in some areas.