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Creative Media Production Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre

Course description

This course will teach basic skills in digital photography, film making, animation and editing that will build the foundation for students to progress onto the Level 2 Creative Media Production course.

Course content

You will be studying 11 Units over 1 academic year, focusing on areas of Video Production, Digital Photography and gaining employment in the media industry. Assessment will come through performance in class, on location and completion of assignments.

Examples of Units and projects you will be studying are:

-Developing Multimedia Products
-Digital Photography
-Editing techniques - for editing film/audio projects.
-Jobs in the Media
-Video Production linked to editing and audio techniques "Film Trailer"
-Audio Production - 'Radio Advertisements'

Entry requirements

To apply for a place on this course, you such possess qualifications at Entry level 3, including English and Maths. You should have an interest in the Media, be able to work in a team as well as stick to tight deadlines and schedules. You will need to bring evidence of your original certificates at Induction.

You do not need to have any previous media experience, although this is desirable. You should be passionate about visual media.

If you have Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Assessment

You must complete all 11 Units over the 1 academic year programmes in order to achieve the full Diploma. Most Units have 4 credits attached to them. You need to achieve a minimum of 37 credits in total.

Assessment is via practical assignments, course work, presentations and class work in each unit.

Future opportunities

If you pass this course, then you may be able to continue studying at Level 2, if you have successfully met the course requirements.

You will leave the course with a range of skills desirable to employers, such as communication skills, report writing, working to deadline and working with others.

Further information

You do not need to purchase any specialist equipment, as it will all be provided for you. However, you will need stationery and a memory stick for your academic work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.

Last updated date: 09 November 2016
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      The Campus offers the highest quality teaching and support within a relaxed, student-focused atmosphere and a wide range of full and part-time courses. As well as further education courses we also offer a wide range of university accredited degrees, HNCs and HNDs.

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      Solihull's main bus and train station is a 10 minute walk from the campus with the number 6, 30, 49, 69, 76, 166, 173.174, 175, 519 bus routes stopping outside the College campus.

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