You will focus on different areas of the creative media industry that employers and companies have identified as desirable skills in employees. Your skills will be focused on practical projects and development of relevant theory.
Each project will offer a focused study into an important area of the industry. The idea behind this course to provide learners with the strongest opportunity for employment and provide skills that can be applied in all areas of media, film photography and sound.
We believe that it is important to support you so that you can pursue a future in creative media production, so the course will include helping you to improve and develop your communication skills with additional GCSE English and Maths where appropriate if you have progressed from a lower level vocational co Each year is structured with assessment points where you will submit work. You will also have classes during the year that study industry skills, practices and protocols. During your course you will complete units such as;
· Speech Package Production
· Pre-production Techniques
· Audio-Visual Editing Techniques
· Single Camera Techniques
· Designing Idents for TV
· Sound Recording Techniques
· Digital Photography
· Creating a Showreel
· Multi-Camera Production
What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?
Progression to a degree course at university in a related subject such as BA in Media Production or into sector related work. Apprenticeships programmes within the Creative Media Sector subject to successful applications.
You will be expected to work independently on college projects outside of class time. You will go on some visits normally within college time
You will be assessed continually through practical project work, coursework, written assignments and through giving presentations
You are not expected to provide your own equipment. However it may be beneficial for you to have your own Canon DSLR camera that records HD video or similar.
* Fee information
Fees shown are set against the current year (August 2019 to July 2020) and are subject to change when Government funding changes are announced.
All our full time further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are free if you are 16-18 years old and meet UK residency requirements. Depending on your circumstances, you may also be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as free school meals and travel.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances.
Level 3 Diploma in Media (UAL)
Higher Education study, University
You will be expected to work independently on college projects outside of class time. You will go on some visits normally within college time.
Creative Media, Media, Photographer, Television
To be a successful applicant to our programmes in Creative Media Production & Technology you should have the following qualifications:
All courses are subject to a successful and positive reference from a previous tutor or employer.
You will be expected to demonstrate knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for TV and Film. In addition students are required to show a portfolio of moving image work, which they have significantly contributed towards the creation of.
Level 2 English GCSE at 4-5 or above.
Level 2 Maths GCSE at 4-5 or above, is desirable but not essential.
All our Further Education (FE) courses (Entry to Level 3) are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2019. For a few courses you may be expected to contribute towards the cost of specialist materials and resources. However, depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the College’s Learner Support Fund. You should apply for any such financial support as soon as you have been offered a place. If you are aged 19 or over on 31st August 2019 and you are a UK/EU resident you will normally be required to pay a course fee.
The cost of your course will include tuition fees and examination fees, where applicable. Where a course requires additional specialist materials, there may be an additional cost. Some courses are cheaper than others because they are part funded by the government; some of these courses may also attract concessionary fees for some people.
If you are aged 19+ or over and studying a Level 3 course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan. To be eligible for this loan, you must have been living continuously in the UK for 3 years immediately before the start date of your course. You must also be undertaking a course of study that is at Level 3 or above, e.g. National Diploma/Certificate etc. For more information click here.
Concessionary rates are now available for learners that meet the following criteria:
For more information on fees and remission click here.
If you are on a low income you may be eligible for financial support towards tuition fees from the Discretionary Learner Support Fund.
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Care to learn - childcare support for young people aged 16-20
If you are aged under 20 at the beginning of your course, or moving to the 2nd year of a level 3 course, and are caring for your own child you may be entitled to £175.00 maximum per week, per child through Care to Learn.
Please ensure you register on the Care to Learn website even if you haven’t chosen your childcare provider or the course you want to study. Once you have registered Care to Learn will confirm financial support in principle.
For further details and help with making an application please visit https://www.gov.uk/care-to-learn or speak to a Student Advisor.
If you are aged 20+ when you start a course and need financial support to help with the cost of childcare while you study the college may be able to help.
You will be required to make use of any government NEF or 2+ Funding before requesting any financial support from the college.
It is essential that you speak to a Student Advisor prior to enrolling on a course to discuss your personal circumstances, childcare needs and to find out if there are funds available.
Eligibility for help with childcare costs is based on your personal circumstances.
You need to have evidence that you meet general discretionary Learner Support Funds or 19+ Advanced Learning Loan bursary fund criteria:
All childcare applicants approved for funding will be required to sign our Terms & Conditions and MUST inform the College immediately should they stop attending lessons for any reason.Email email@example.com to put your name on the childcare waiting list. You MUST speak to a member of the Student Advice or Learner Services team before you enrol on a course.