SGS (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Gloucestershire

Media Production

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Course summary

If you want to work in broadcasting, or the film and TV industry, then this programme could be the one to get you started in this fast-moving sector. Our FdA Media Production is an exciting two-year Foundation degree, designed to develop your skills and understanding of the creative industries. You will be challenged to create and analyse content in a range of media, including film and television, editing and motion graphics, visual design, web development, animation and photography. You will develop a clear understanding of the dynamic state of contemporary media and an ability to analyse them within local, national and global contexts. Understanding the historical evolution of the field is essential to understanding current thinking and attitudes to creative media, and this is embedded in the programme. You will develop a thorough knowledge of the many ways in which modes of communication, practices and structures have developed across a range of countries and cultures. You will learn about the interconnectedness of texts and contexts, the evolution of different genres, aesthetic traditions and forms, and how media and communication can be understood in relation to technological change. Our flexible study programme, involving workshop and project-based study, will help you develop into a professional who is ready to enter industry. Our teaching team are all active practitioners in the creative sector and are able to give you valuable insights into how to develop a career in this dynamic and fast-moving sector. There are no exams and you will be assessed by a range of methods across five modules at level 4. There are four modules at level 5, three of which run for the entire year, to develop and consolidate your ability to work with clients, to understand business practice and networking, and your professional practice. You will be based at our brand new University Centre at our WISE campus in Bristol, which is well equipped with media suites, as well as a cybercafé, learning resource centre and many other facilities. Our flexible study programme, involving workshop and project-based study, will help you develop into a professional who is ready to enter industry or go on to further study, including the opportunity to “top up” to a full Bachelor’s with our BA (Hons) Media Production (Level 6). If you love playing sport, you could continue to play at an elite level whilst studying. Our well-structured Sports Academy programmes delivered by professional coaches providing training, strength and conditioning, sports therapy and some of the best sporting facilities in the South West of England, at our WISE campus in Bristol. To apply please copy and paste the link below into a browser and complete the application form: https://forms.office.com/r/iuqjGe88bB Part time routes are available. For more information, please email [email protected] GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES: • Editor • Director • Camera Operator • App Designer • Digital Influencer • Media Content Creator • Creative industry sector

Course details

Modules

Level 4 Modules Critical Frameworks for the Modern Creative Essential Skills for the Digital Media Practitioner Questions in Contemporary Creative Practice The Marketplace for New Media New Digital Media in Practice Level 5 Modules Working with a Client Business Practice and the Network Contextualising Practice Professional Practice

Assessment method

Coursework, Practical assignments and presentations

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

Application codes

Course code:
3P10
Institution code:
S55
Campus name:
University Centre WISE (UCWISE)
Campus code:
W

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Please submit a transcript of current modules to be considered for year 2

International applicants

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications. You will need to take the following English qualification as part of the Visa process: IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each component When you are thinking about studying overseas, it is important that you understand all the costs involved. It is essential to budget for your studies prior to leaving your home country and to arrange all your funding for your tuition fees and your living costs. Please follow this link for more details about your visa requirements: https://www.gov.uk/student-visa

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We recognise the individual nature of each application and our typical offer should be viewed as a guide. SGS welcomes interest from mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements. We will consider evidence of your relevant personal, professional or educational experience where it demonstrates an ability and potential to succeed on the course. Please include details of any relevant experience in your application. If English isn't your first language you will need to undertake an IELTS qualification achieving an overall grade of 6 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent) GSCE requirements: GCSE English and Maths grade C or 4.


English language requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7995 Year 1
Channel Islands £7995 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £7995 Year 1
England £7995 Year 1
Scotland £7995 Year 1
Wales £7995 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7995 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Media Production at SGS (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College) - UCAS