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Media Production Foundation Degree (FdA) Level 5

Why study this course?

This course will provide you with a range of practical skills in media production, increasing your understanding of issues concerned with the media industry and encouraging your personal and professional development. You will be able to undertake work placements and use our onsite production and training environment to give you realistic training and experience to help with your studies. During the course you will also have the opportunity to work on live projects with real clients.

What will I study?

During the course you will study a range of topics, including:

- Creating A Production (MED100-1) Compulsory
- Film Studies (MED102-1) Compulsory
- Skills Development And Media In Context (MED103-1) Compulsory
- Ways Of Seeing (MED101-1) Compulsory
- Drama/Adaptation (MED050-2) Compulsory
- Film & Television Documentary (MED202-2) Compulsory
- Media Employment (MED201-2) Compulsory
- Writing To Direct (MED203-2) Compulsory

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?

You will be assessed through completing project brief-based assignments.

Are there any additional costs?

You are advised to buy a hard drive to store your work on (at the cost of approximately £40. There will also be travel costs for client projects.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

On this course, you will also be able to establish links with Media Junction which is run by the University of Bedfordshire and aims to enhance the student experience by creating opportunities for students to network with each other, across degree pathways in order to make films and create media content. The initiative is designed to allow students to better understand how freelance work and networking is a staple of the creative industries.