With the rapidly changing nature of social and digital media, content needs to be designed strategically, engagingly and at pace. Our BA (Hons) Future Media Production offers the skills and understanding to work at the forefront of the creative and digital sectors. It’s a course that will equip you with the tools to design, create, manipulate and deliver engaging digital media content for a wide range of audiences. The course brings together key aspects of contemporary professional media practice, learning beyond the narrow confines of any single discipline. As such, you’ll learn alongside and collaborate with artists and designers across a range of exciting projects – laying the foundations for industry networking, technical and creative skills that will prove vital for a professional future in the creative media industries. You will study units that provide you with key production processes and industry knowledge, while participating in contextual and critical sessions that offer practical skills and foster cross-disciplinary collaboration. And, with our extensive series of guest lectures, you’ll have the chance to gain insight and understanding from professionals at the leading edge of professional practice across the widest possible field of digital arts. As a student at the School of Digital Arts you will work in an environment that is purpose-built for today’s fast-moving creative and digital sectors – offering boundary-breaking, cross-disciplinary learning that reflects modern project-based working practices. It’s a place that offers the opportunity to discover your passions and explore your role through collaboration within our dynamic creative community of animators, sound designers, filmmakers, games developers and more. And, just as it’s home to a cutting-edge creative community, it has the facilities to match. This means that you can develop industry-standard skills for creating content across the latest digital platforms. Just as SODA offers the perfect place as a creative student, Manchester provides the ideal setting. It’s a globally renowned and intensely creative city, second only to London as a hub for the UK’s media and creative sectors. The nearby MediaCityUK is home to major media and television businesses including the BBC and ITV, along with a host of independent operators, while the city also hosts a substantial animation, film and digital/tech sector. For students, it makes this a city for learning industry-relevant knowledge and workplace-ready skills. For budding creative media professionals, it makes the city a starting point for building a network, gaining experience and embarking on a career in the media, games and digital tech industries. This course has a Foundation Year available. Features and benefits
- Design, create and deliver content for multiple outlets: Social media, digital media, streaming, mobile, AR/VR and traditional delivery channels.
- Develop a combination of skills and expertise in audio visual content design alongside creative, marketing and technological innovation.
- Utilise the latest techniques and technology such as pre-visualisation and virtual production to innovate and enhance your media production practice.
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or equivalent. Level 2 Functional Skills English accepted.
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Fees and funding
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