Looking to enhance your career opportunities in creative media? This Level 4 programme is designed for students aiming to develop a more independent and professional approach to creative media production. Students are encouraged to experiment with filming styles and to progress their own skills and learning further independently by experienced, skilled specialists. This advanced course is also great for creative individuals with an interest in film & TV production and studying film context at a higher level. You will be working on a range of exciting briefs and employer-led projects at an industry-level standard. The course is assessed through assignments and practical productions. You will be able to work practically in small groups or on their own to create:
- Narrative Film
- Experimental Film
- Developing a concept for a Film/TV
- Magazine Programme
- Examining the Industry
- Analysing Film and TV
- Co-Op Travel
- Stunt Team
- Smile for Joel
- Unlock Performance
- MA Fitness
- Regular talks from people in industry (Freelance producers/directors, Spotify, BBC 3 editors, Screen Skills and many more)
- BBC and Royal Television Society connections.
- Create Central links - The main creative body for the West Midlands funded by the Lord Mayor.
- CREW Birmingham connections.
- Opportunities to work on real sets.
- Opportunities to have placements in industry.
- Networking events to meet like minded creatives.
- Masterclasses from industry.
You will take part in: Training for a range of careers in the media sector and its support industries. Opportunities to gain a nationally recognised qualification to enter employment in the media sector or progress to higher qualification in media production. Develop a range knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of media production. Transferable skills that will enable you to progress and move within the media sector. Opportunities for learners to focus on the development of higher level skills in a media context. Develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life. Course Content: You will partake in the following units during the course: Idea Generation and Pre-Production. Cinematography & Editing for Film and TV. Film Studies. Advertising. Documentary. Collaborative TV Show.
Assessment is continuous and is based on assignments, group projects, lectures, workshops and summative and formative tasks. Students are encouraged to further their own learning and to push themselves to try new things. Knowledge and understanding of a subject is often developed through lectures and workshops as well through real life work experiences. Intellectual skills such as analysis, evaluation, and problem solving may be demonstrated and applied through active learning via formative tasks and summative assignments and projects. Practical skills assessment involves practical demonstration through processes and final outcomes & projects. Transferable skills are readily convertible to employment and other contexts, such as in a problem solving, working effectively as part of team or meeting the needs of client etc. These often address wider skills such as written communication (developed and assessed through essays or reports and evaluations; oral skills through presentations in seminars). Both written and verbal feedback is given.
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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- Walsall College
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE Maths – grade C/4 GCSE English Language– grade C/4 Functional skill Level 2 Maths and English No international applications. Also required: Applications to all FT UG must be made through UCAS. If you only wish to apply to this college, please contact us and we will process your UCAS application. Related work experience will be considered for mature applicants. All applicants will be required to sit an initial assessment and attend an interview, and may be required to sit a written exam. Points of entry: Year 2 (HND) and Year 3. Campus: Wisemore Campus (Main Site). Students must provide a portfolio of work at interview - can be phyical or digital.
Additional entry requirements
Basic and Key Skill Builder Assessment (BKSB)
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Fees and funding