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BTEC HNC Diploma in Creative Media Production (QCF) at King Edward VI College, Nuneaton

Course description

This highly practical course isaimed at those interested in film and video making. The course encourages experimentation and creative development. It includes all aspects of digital video film making as well as an emphasis on the use of sound and editing using Final Cut Pro. This course provides a foundation in aspects of the moving image and sound, to allow students to understand current developments and deal with changes in technology. It will enable learners to develop a portfolio of work which can be shown to potential employers or higher educational establishments. The course comprises of ten units, the majority of which are practical.


  • Contextual Studies
  • Media Industries
  • Research Techniques
  • Media Project
  • Production Management
  • Promotional Video Production
  • Video Editing
  • Film Studies
  • Film and Television Documentary
  • Camera and Lighting Workshop

The students had seminars with award winning Director Ken Loach and former Edinburgh Film Festival Director Jim Hickey.

Entry requirements

Students should have 2 A levels or another level 3 qualification, preferably in a related subject. Some knowledge or experience of lens based media or arts subject is useful, especially in the case of mature students without qualifications.

Financial information

This course is subject to tuition fees and as such maybe liable for student loan assistance.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the Higher National Diploma usually allows students to go directly into the second year of a degree course.

This will allow the students to reduce higher education costs.

Further information

Mac suite for full-time HNC students, cameras (digital), editing (Final Cut Pro), studio with lighting facilities for film and video production. The Higher National Certificates contain real benefits for students financially- last year's students have now gone straight to second year university degree courses, thus saving thousands of pounds in their journey to gain a full honours degree.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI College, Nuneaton directly.

Last updated date: 27 October 2015
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