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Creative Media Production BTEC HNC/HND (Subject to approval)

Why study this course?

This course encourages students to take a multi-disciplined approach to media production. Students will learn the skills required to succeed in an increasingly multi-platform sector. Students will have opportunities to participate in practical media production work and to engage and network with professionals from the media production and journalism sector.

What will I study?

In year one,you will study the following units: Creative Media Industry, Professional Practice, Journalism Practices, Journalism and Society, Digital Page Production, Radio Production and Film Editing.

In year two, you will study: Personal Professional Development, Advanced Journalism Studies, Multi Camera Production, Specialist Journalism, Scriptwriting for Film and TV and Social Media Practice.

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

Following the HND you will be able to complete a final 'Top-Up' year at university to gain the full honours Degree. Career options include a range of roles in TV and radio broadcasting, digital media, marketing, PR and publishing.

How will I be assessed?

Work is assessed through essays, presentations and project work.

Are there any additional costs?

Students are advised to purchase a suitable size hard drive (1Tb minimum) for the storage of AV work. Trips will be arranged to support the delivery of units. A residential trip will be planned for a location shoot during the first two years of the course. Additional trips are usually priced at approximately £20 per trip to cover transport costs.