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Ext. Diploma in Film and TV level 3 Year 1 at Canterbury College

Course description

This course develops your practical media skills, with a focus on the moving image. You will develop your video, audio, animation and multimedia production skills using high-quality, industry standard equipment. You'll produce your own short film, make experimental videos, produce animations, create corporate videos and documentaries, and work with real clients. This qualification will form the main part of your Canterbury College study programme. Our study programmes combine your main qualification and work experience.

Course content

You will produce of your own short film, make experimental videos, produce animations, create corporate videos, make documentaries, create sound for the moving image, practice photography, learn about marketing and public relations, and work with real clients.

Entry requirements

4 Cs or 4s including English and Maths.

Assessment

You will be continually assessed with practical and written assessments, group projects and production work. All units you study are graded, a final major project will determine your final grade for the qualification.

Future opportunities

This qualification will allow you to progress to a Media qualification at Higher Education (degree-level), or to pursue a career in film or TV.

Further information

Please note that for applications for the 19/20 academic year the EKC Group is using a new online system and you will be required to register and track your application using this system. You will receive an e-mail informing you of this and what to do next. You will be using the EKC Enterprise platform. Please go to https://www.ekcgroup.ac.uk/colleges/how-apply for further information about this process.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 05 February 2019
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: C00138/1/2-142
  • Web url: www.EKCGroup.ac.uk
  • Number of planned places: 20

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