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Level 3 UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production at Shrewsbury College

Course description

During the two years of the course you will undertake practical ‘hands on’ projects to develop your core creative skills and software expertise. You will learn to use industry standard equipment and software during workshop sessions and guided studio time using working on both PCs and iMacs.The software we use includes: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, Autodesk 3DS Max, Autodesk Mudbox, UDK, Dragon Frame, ToonBoom Studio.You will learn about how the creative industries work and be encouraged to work on live projects for clients to gain commercial experience.Each year we hold an exhibition of students work for an audience of invited guests who include prospective employers as well as your friends and family.This qualification will give you the starting knowledge and skills you need for employment in the creative industries or entry to university. Previous students have gone on to work as camera operators, animators, photographers, game designers, concept artists, 3D modellers, creative writers and graphic design artists after completing study at a higher level.

Course content

During the two years of the course you will undertake practical ‘hands on’ projects to develop your core creative skills and software expertise. You will learn to use industry standard equipment and software during workshop sessions and guided studio time using working on both PCs and iMacs.The software we use includes: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, Autodesk 3DS Max, Autodesk Mudbox, UDK, Dragon Frame, ToonBoom Studio.You will learn about how the creative industries work and be encouraged to work on live projects for clients to gain commercial experience.Each year we hold an exhibition of students work for an audience of invited guests who include prospective employers as well as your friends and family.This qualification will give you the starting knowledge and skills you need for employment in the creative industries or entry to university. Previous students have gone on to work as camera operators, animators, photographers, game designers, concept artists, 3D modellers, creative writers and graphic design artists after completing study at a higher level.

Entry requirements

To apply for the level three course you need a minimum of 4 x GCSE’s at grade C or above, at least one of which should be in a related subject, or an equivalent Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject.It is desired by most employers and some university degree courses that students to have gained a GCSE at C or above in maths and English. If you have not achieved these you will be enrolled to complete these qualifications to ensure you have the best possible chance to progress to Higher Education and employment.

Financial information

During the course most of the equipment you need will be supplied, however you will need to pay for printing costs and some educational visits may also incur a charge. We advise that students have some form of storage media (USB Flash Drive or SD card) for back up and transport of work in order to complete homework.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 January 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Course code: FLR3MMD-APP15

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