West Thames College

Creative Media Production (TV and Film) - HND West Thames College Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

The contemporary media and computer games industries need multi skilled and creative individuals to work as freelancers and be employed as part of a team. Employability and adaptability are the key to success. Our HND in Media Production gives you the opportunity to learn advanced skills using the latest digital technologies and state of the art facilities, giving you the edge against the competition.

Course details


The HND in Creative Media Production aims to:

Develop your general ability in theoretical and practical media studies through effectively using and combining knowledge and skills gained in different parts of the programme
Provide specialist studies in media production, across a range of disciplines
Provide a taught programme of study to support you in learning new skills and in developing your individual practice, within the culturally diverse environment of west London
Provide enhanced tutorial support to help you develop your educational and vocational abilities, and your personal qualities and attitudes
Develop the ethos and creative process of a media production company
Provide the foundation for a range of administrative, technical and creative careers in media production, where you could forge a path to employment.

You will study:

Single camera techniques
Music video production
Television documentary production
Radio production
Promotional video production
Film and video editing
Television news techniques.
The course is underpinned by theoretical elements and covers both factual and fictional programming.

You will work towards the Higher National Certificate (HNC) in your first year, which you must complete and pass before proceeding to the Level 5 Higher National Diploma in the second year.

Assessment method

All assessment is through course work assignments

How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code JP93
Institution code W65
Campus name Isleworth
Campus code I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
A level E
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP

A BTEC Level 3 qualification in Business or other related Level 3 qualification

A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at A* to C (or equivalent and /or 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in subjects such as maths and English

An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution

Related work experience

An international equivalent of the above.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £5,000 Year 1
International £8,000 Year 1
England £5,000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £5,000 Year 1
Scotland £5,000 Year 1
Wales £5,000 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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West Thames College
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Clearing contact details

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Course contact details

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Admissions Officer

020 8326 2000

Fax: 020 8326 2001