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Creative Media at Blackfen School for Girls

Course description

Media Studies is a most empowering subject that enables students to understand and appreciate the constantly changing world they will live in – and succeed in it.   The aim of this Media Studies course is to enhance students’ enjoyment and appreciation of the media and its role in their daily lives; develop critical understanding of the media through engagement with media products and concepts and through the creative application of practical skills; explore production processes, technologies and contexts; become independent in research skills and their application.  



Course content

Students studying the Creative Media Subsidiary Diploma will learn how to analyse camera shots, editing, sound and mise en scene, to plan how to make different kinds of TV Programmes and films and how to actually make their own TV programme.  Students will write scripts, storyboard, budget, film and edit their own programmes, including a single camera fictional programme and a music video.



The Creative Media Diploma is assessed through 100% coursework.



Future opportunities

This course prepares students for a wide range of potential careers and university courses.  Possible careers paths include: Journalism, social media, computer games programming and design, working in film, television or broadcasting, working as a photographer, stylist, graphic designer, script writer, director, camera operator, sound recording artist, as well as many other possible career paths.  There are more than 1300 university degree courses dedicated to different aspects of the media, including film studies, broadcasting, video editing, social media, marketing, communication studies.  Degree courses in the media might be practical or theoretical.  Media graduates are often highly skilled in lots of different disciplines including meeting deadlines, multi-tasking, working independently, and being expert communicators.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackfen School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 08 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years