Learn and work in a real production environment – this Media Production course is developed in close collaboration with leading industry experts. The course, which focuses on exploring current and emerging technologies applicable to still and moving media production, is different to many as students can engage in the day-to-day operation of the production facility, extending student participation beyond the lecture theatre. Students will also develop a theoretical and practical understanding across a range of skills in pre-production, production and post-production. Story telling for cross platform design. Asset control for media delivery. The course centres around the use of the university’s media and television studios where students explore media production for various markets and platforms, in addition to lighting and acquisition for visual effects work. It is designed to teach and develop skills across disciplines and covers a broad range of technologies that will help in the development of your own portfolio. As well as the television studio, the course is built around the practical use of the university’s Centre for the Creative Industries and its wide range of facilities. The centre is home to BBC Cymru in North East Wales. Key course features: • The Centre for the Creative Industries supports work across a range of creative disciplines using the latest in television production technology. • Glyndwr’s Television Studio, which features 4K and High Definition cameras and equipment and multi camera control room. • Post-production facilities both Mac and PC based with grading and finishing suite • Students lead Glyndwr.tv live sessions, streamed live and featuring a mixture of high profile as well as local bands and performers. • Our graduates have collaborated with a range of local companies including NHS Wales, Wales Rugby League, Clwyd Theatre Cymru and numerous local organisations and productions. • Past graduates have gone on to work with media companies such as the BBC, Universal Music, QVC and Technicolor and other students have taken on freelance roles and formed their own production companies. • Previous Creative Industries events at the University have included Ffresh Student Moving Image Festival of Wales and an annual Creative Futures networking event.
Each year of the programme is designed to introduce new concepts, skills and theories and progression to the next level will leverage and develop core skills in a cumulative way. YEAR 1 (LEVEL 4) MODULES • Introduction to Audio Skills • Introduction to Screen Skills • Study Skills • Creative Futures 1 (Employability Portfolio) • Stock Media Asset Design • Media Production YEAR 2 (LEVEL 5) MODULES • Studio Production Standards • Scriptwriting and Storytelling • Visual Effects • Audio for Screen Media • Creative futures • Research Methods • Digital Story Telling YEAR 3 (LEVEL 6) MODULES • Dissertation • Project • Post-Production • Client Collaboration • Creative Futures • Emergent Media Techniques
There is a range of assessment methods used for this course including creating music productions, essays, work based learning, portfolios, reports and presentations. In addition to lectures and workshops, students on this course are encouraged to explore this vital facility for their own projects to enhance and support learning and development. All assessments are project based.
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
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Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|