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Creative Media Production and Technology - Multimedia (QCF L3) UAL Extended Diploma at Stanmore College

Course description

This course, equivalent to 3 A Levels, is intended for anyone with an interest in Media, particularly in New Media, digital media, graphics or Journalism.

You will investigate a range of media products and industries, and plan and produce magazines, web-sites, radio shows, graphic narratives and digital photography.

Visiting professionals are regularly invited in to talk to students about the media industries and how to pursue a career n jounalism, digital media, graphics or web-design. You will get work experience opportunities in a media environment and work on 'real' beliefs with real organisations in and outside of college.

Year 1: Magazine design > Journalism > Photography > Packaging

Year 2: Web Design > Radio Production > Graphical Narratives > Real Client Briefs

Create graphic designs using InDesign
Write a range of news stories, reviews, interviews and features
Build a portfolio of photography
Learn image editing techniques in Photoshop
Build a website using Dreamweaver
Run a college radio station
Create a graphic narrative
Work with a real client to create a marketing solution.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English.

Passion for the course area is a must and a portfolio is desirable but not essential.

Assessment

EXAMINATION BOARD: UAL Awarding Body

100% Coursework internally assessed and externally moderated.

Future opportunities

The course provides a strong base for progression into a variety of undergraduate courses in: Digital Media, Photography, Radio Production, Marketing, Journalism, Broadcast Journalism, Graphic Design and Employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stanmore College directly.

Last updated date: 07 June 2016
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