Activate Learning has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course will predominantly explore aspects relating to the moving image sector of the creative industries. Units of study will explore Film; Television; Sound design; Editing; and Contextual Studies.
This programme will provide you with the opportunity to combine the process of media production with the professional working environment. Skills will focus predominantly on you as a creator and producer, as well as ensuring you have the opportunity to experience an experimental approach to your work. Through various encounters, a broad perspective of the industry in the community will be achieved.
We will provide an educational foundation for a range of creative, technical and management careers in media, and ensure our delivery is geared towards current practice using industry-standard equipment. We will include a broad range of activities that encourage synergy with different media products. We will
also provide excellent academic underpinning skills for creative thinking and enable students to be employment-ready by working on key projects that seek to make an immediate contribution to employment.
Learning activities include lectures, workshops and practical sessions, located in the TV studio and Creative Arts Centre. It is envisaged that you will work on location and with industry professionals in order to fully appreciate work related experience. A strong emphasis is placed on working and learning with others and you are regularly set tasks to complete in partnership with other students. There is also a significant emphasis on you being able to work independently and take responsibility for your own learning during your time on the HND.
Year One - level 4
Unit 1 Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Unit 2 Creative Media Industry
Unit 3 Professional Practice
Unit 7 Film Practices
Unit 8 Film Studies
Unit 26 Editing for Film & Television
Unit 81 Single Camera Techniques for Television
Year Two - level 5
Unit 36 Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
Unit 37 Personal Professional Development
Unit 83 Advanced Film Production Studies (Double)
Unit 50 Sound for Media Products
Unit 53 Drama
Unit 56 Documentary
Unit 67 Scriptwriting for Film & Television
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
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!
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|Campus name||Banbury and Bicester College|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||48 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||PPP|
Fees and funding
Additional fee information
Oxford City Centre Campus
Clearing contact details
01865 55 1691
Course contact details
Sue Taylor, HE Admissions Co-ordinator