Our HNC/HND Creative Media course has been designed to reflect industry, and as such you will develop your creative, technical and organisational skills across a number of media sectors. Using industry-standard software and equipment, working individually and in teams, you will complete a diverse range of projects developed to mould you into a highly employable, modern, media professional. Students on NESCOT higher education course are typically taught in class sizes of 16 or fewer and delivered in our HE Zone.
The course is made up of 15 units. Units are grouped together into larger modules of learning to provide a vocational learning experience. Year 1: Unit 1 Individual Project (Pearson - set) Unit 2 Creative Media Industry Unit 3 Professional Practice Unit 7 Film Practices Unit 8 Film Studies Unit 26 Editing for Film and Television Unit 30 Principles of Animation Unit 77 Cinematography - Camera Year 2: Unit 36 Collaborative Project (Pearson-set) Unit 37 Personal Professional Development Unit 56 Documentary Unit 60 Advanced Animation Unit 83 Advanced Film Production Studies Unit 86 Film Criticism Unit 88 Advanced Editing for Film and Television
Assessment is by coursework. Each unit is internally assessed and graded by lecturers. Grades awarded are at a pass, merit or distinction level.. The course includes both formative or practice assessment and formal summative assessments. The purpose of a formative assessment is to develop and test your understanding in the subject area. Formative assessments do not count towards your final module mark but your course team will give you feedback to help you improve. Formal or summative assessments normally count towards your module/unit mark and therefore towards your final award (i.e. class of degree, distinction/merit/pass). Assessment methods may include written examinations, and a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, performance, presentations and often a major project or dissertation in the final year.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We will consider a range of alternative qualifications or experience that is equivalent to the typical offer. Mature students without suitable academic entry requirements will be considered in light of relevant occupational experience.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£6800||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£6800||Year 1|