Staffordshire University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Our brand new digital content creation course aims to make you ultra-employable, teaching the most common and invaluable skills that modern employees need to survive and thrive in the content industry.
Digital content production covers everything from creative skills, to communications and video production. More importantly, these practical and theoretical skills are utilised in nearly every modern business, meaning that whatever and wherever your future passions lie, you’ll be equipped to contribute as a valuable employee. This course also allows you to tailor your assignments within a variety of specialisms should you wish. This will mean that in your final year of study you can also receive recognition of your specific skills:
Podcasting and Broadcasting
Commercial Campaign Production
Digital Image and Sound
Digital Content Creation
This course will teach you to be an all-rounder in the office and studio environment, with modules covering subjects including copywriting, PPC and Google advertising, social media content production and planning and design skills. You will use the most up-to-date Adobe creative software, Google based applications, and social media interfaces, and learn intricate and practical skills that modern businesses crave.
What You’ll Do:
This course will give you the opportunities to manage content, written, visual and audio, for specific projects and campaigns. You will gain the invaluable technical and practical skills and capabilities to prepare you for content management and content production jobs of the future.
In your second year, you will have the choice to focus on a specialist area of digital content production. You have the choice to expand your knowledge in the production of podcasting and broadcasting, writing for a target audience in journalism technologies, managing technical content for digital campaigns, or the art or digital imaging, sound and PR.
Some areas of expertise that you will be able to develop and master are podcasting and radio streaming, multi-platform journalism technologies, digital PR and branded media as well as different online visual media.
There is an opportunity for you to take up a one-year industrial work placement between your second and third years of study. Our Workplace Learning Support Management team will assist you in securing a placement should you choose to take this opportunity to gain invaluable real-world experience.
Content writing and digital storytelling
Interactive and 3D content creation
Campaign management and production
Content marketing and PR
Social media content creation and implementation
Digital film production
Audio, music and podcasting
Adobe creative skills
Google suite training
This course has been designed to make you employable over a number of fields. Depending on your module choices, it will set you up for roles such as: copywriter, digital content editor, digital designer, marketing production officer, content assistant, social media executive, campaign officer, sound designer, web officer, and much more.
Year 1 Core: Media Production Skills 1 Multimedia Writing and Presenting Content Marketing Audio, Music and Podcasting Aesthetics and Visual Communication 3D Content creation Year 2 Core: Digital Storytelling Blogging and Social Media Non-fiction Film Production Content Writing Media Production Skills 2 Legal, Regulations and Ethics Year 3 Core: User Generated Content Live Streaming Interactive Content for Mobile and Web Final Year Project *This course is currently subject to final approval and so modular content is subject to change.
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||Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)|
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
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||
We welcome a wide range of qualifications and qualification combinations. We assess each application individually, taking in to account any experience and skills you may have in your chosen field.
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|A level||BBC||Other A Level combinations possible to achieve 112 points.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 112 UCAS points.|
|Scottish Higher||Achieve a minimum of 112tariff points achieved from either five Highers or a combination of two Highers offered with two Advanced Highers. Where only Highers have been taken a minimum of (CCCCD) are required.|
|AS||Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 points|
|Extended Project||Can be combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 points|
|HNC (BTEC)||P||May be considered for advanced entry onto the second year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4. A transcript will be required.|
|HND (BTEC)||P||May be considered for advanced entry onto the second or third year of the degree. Subject to satisfactory comparability of modular content of level 4 and level 5 (where appropriate). A transcript will be required.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||112 tariff points from composite elements of IB|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H4, H4, H4, H4|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma||DD||Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DMM|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Foundation Diploma||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Subsidiary Diploma||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||D*D*||Grade combinations below 112 points considered when combined with other Level 3 qualifications including AS and Extended Project to achieve 112 points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Combined with other level 3 qualifications to achieve 112 tariff points|
|Scottish Advanced Higher||Achieve a minimum of 112 tariff points achieved in either three Advanced Highers or from a combination of two Advanced Highers plus two Highers.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|