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Qualification name Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation University of the Arts London
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 13th September 2021
Cost £0.00
Cost description Full Funding for permanent UK residents aged 16-18 years of age. Funding may be available for those aged 19+ depending on age and qualifications already achieved.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Traditional, modern print and broadcast journalism methods, digital/online research techniques, interview/communication skills, and projects involving clients/real-life work situations. Develops understanding of the media industries and the practical techniques required to work in the media environment, specialising in journalism/public relations; a fast paced world that requires employees to be innovative, creative and knowledgeable. Journalism and public relations, developing skills in sound/television, print layout, interviewing/writing. Tasks will become more challenging; engaging and unlocking your creativity. Taught through a range of approaches designed to develop technical skills for practical applications/real vocational experience or support with progression to university. Develop knowledge, as well as gaining transferable skills including research techniques, presentations/pitches, projects and problem based scenarios and teamwork skills. Practical workshop sessions in TV studio, media editing suites, radio and sound rooms. Classroom-based theory - supported by IT and computer-based research, real-world media industry situations (including live broadcasts, video editing sessions, production company meetings) and educational visits to industry trade fairs and other events and work experience. The opportunity to further your aspirations by progressing on to university or into the work place. •Introduction to media processes/technical skills •Introduction to design/research skills in media production •Introduction to professional practice in media production •Critical/contextual awareness in media production •Investigating audio production/technology •Investigating visual production/technology •Investigating interactive production/technology •Characteristics/contexts in media production •Engaging with an audience in media production •Preparing for progression in media production •Specialist study in media production

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

Four GCSEs at Grade 4-5/C or above including English Language or a Level 2 Diploma in Media with English Language and Maths (GCSE at Grade 3/D or Functional Skills Level 1)

View the key features of this course.

•Introduction to media processes/technical skills •Introduction to design/research skills in media production •Introduction to professional practice in media production •Critical/contextual awareness in media production •Investigating audio production/technology •Investigating visual production/technology •Investigating interactive production/technology •Characteristics/contexts in media production •Engaging with an audience in media production •Preparing for progression in media production •Specialist study in media production

Understand how the course will be delivered.

A combination of classroom and media suite/Mac suite lessons. Group work, individual work, projects, assignments, work experience and home study.

Find out what material you will need.

We ask you to be prepared to pay for the materials you will use and any trips we organise at enrolment at the beginning of September. The fee is currently £50 to cover trips and £175 for a basic kit which includes 1 TB external hard-drive, 16gb SD card, card reader, headphones and other elements which will be confirmed following interview.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

This course is assessed through: •practical assignments, internally assessed •written assignments, internally assessed

You could apply to study the Level 4 HNC in Film Production or Journalism. The Higher National Certificate is taken in the first year and then the Higher National Diploma is gained in the second year. Alternatively, you could enter employment or apply for university. Your Level 3 Tutors and our Futures Careers Team will help you with your university applications and career planning.

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Name NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE
Address Main Campus
Booth Lane
NORTHAMPTON
Northamptonshire
NN3 3RF
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Phone 08453004401
Website http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk

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