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Creative Media Production Advanced / Intermediate / Foundation at FutureSkills @ MediaCity UK - Salford City College

Course description

Taught at Future Skills in the heart of MediaCityUK, this course provides an excellent route into the world of media. It will give you the practical skills needed to work in the media industry, plus the opportunity to be part of the Career Academy in Professional Media. Our excellent equipment and facilities will enable you to produce work of an outstanding standard

Course content

This course covers multi camera production, radio programming, presenting techniques, social action documentaries, TV advertising, web desgin and animation, music video, film studies and photograhphy. We also have a professional radio broadcasting suite, TV studio and a working radio station based at the centre.

  • Broadcasting professional music based radio programmes
  • Producing news reports for radio
  • Commerical production s 
  • News relating to studets and our local area;
  •  Visual effects and special effects to add more appeal to your television adverts and video work

You will also learn employability skills

Entry requirements

Advanced Level - 5 Cs/4s  at GCSE

Intermediate Level - 4Ds/3s at GCSE

Foundation Level - E/Fs or 1/2s at GCSE


All assessment is by coursework.  Your course will involve a great deal of practical work. As in the real world of media you will also be assessed on your organisational skills, reliability, teamwork, creativity, initiative and adaptability

Financial information

All full time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are EU citizens

Future opportunities

At advanced level studying media will enable you to do a range of degrees at university such as public relations, English, ICT and media. You will also have created a portfolio of work to assist you with gaining employment within the industry

This course is also available as part of apprenticeships

Further information

You will have a mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 26 September 2017

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    • FutureSkills is a superb new state of the art centre based in the heart of MediaCityUK – a leading international hub for Creative and Digital sectors. The centre offers specialist courses in Music production and performance, AAT, Hospitality, Professional Construction and a wide range of apprenticeships. MediaCityUK is a vibrant place in which to study, live and socialise. Home to major BBC and ITV departments, MediaCityUK is recognised as one of the most innovative developments in Britain. Those studying at MediaCityUK love the atmosphere, range of facilities, cafes, restaurants, shops and world class events that take place – it really is an exciting place to be a part of. Many learners get the opportunity to be involved in activities at MediaCityUK including work experience at the Damson Restaurant, singing at Damson for themed evenings and entertaining large crowds at festivals. The opening of FutureSkills 2 from September 2014 will also see the launch of Media provision – specialising in production for TV, radio and film.