Studying this course will give you the creative and technical skills needed to pursue a career in this diverse industry. There is increasing competition for jobs, as companies look for individuals who have the up-to-date skills and knowledge in working with the latest technologies and processes. Working in a professional environment, using industry-standard equipment and software, you will develop editing techniques along with skills in TV production, directing, screenwriting, and narrative filmmaking. Individually and in teams, you will work on creating a diverse range of factual and fictional productions, taking them all the way from concept to screen.
On successful completion of the HND, depending on your grade, you may be able to complete a second or third ‘top-up’ year of a suitable degree. This course is designed to meet the needs of students wishing to pursue a media-based career across a range of industries. From film and TV to advertising and music, you could be working for an agency, private organisation or as a freelancer.
Modules in year 1 include: Contextual Studies; Research Techniques; Practical Skills; Camera and Lighting Techniques; Advertisement Production; Music Video Production; Film Studies; Sound Design; Script Writing; Fiction Production.
Modules in year 2 include: Project Design, Implementation; Special Subject Investigation; Career Development; Work Experience; Interview and Presentation Techniques; Promotional Video Production; Television Studies; Editing Techniques; Directing Moving Image Productions; Documentary Production.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Queens Drive Site|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We are unable to accept applications from international students as we do not have Tier 4 status.
|UCAS Tariff||80 points|
|A level||BB||Level 3 qualifications in a related area such as Media Studies, Film Studies, Film and TV Production.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMP||Level 3 qualifications in a related area such as Media Studies, Film Studies, Film and TV Production.|
|Access to HE Diploma||YES 50 - 54%|
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5,750||Year 1|