Extended Certificate Creative Media Production
Assessment: Assessment is through coursework portfolios, a combination of written and practical research.
Overview:This course is vocationally based and complements other courses on offer in our highly successful Media and Film department. Learners will get practical hands on experience including use of camera, directing, editing, music video production, stop-motion computer animation. As well as studying the practical workings of the film and television industry. You will also form part of a unique production team and involved in work experience with industry professionals and college sponsored corporate events. There is also an opportunity to work with drama and music students to collaborate in your productions. We have a dedicated Apple Mac Media suite as well as specialist editing equipment and a Music Recording suite. Students will also get the opportunity to work alongside HND students on their productions. Film and Media students are offered the opportunity to take part in our annual residential trip to the Edinburgh Film Festival.
Standard college entry requirements.
There may be small additional costs related tooptional visits and trips. You will be asked to pay £5 to cover the cost of photocopies, booklets and case study material.
Students study a selection of mandatory and optional units over the two year course. This level 3 qualification is equivalent to an A Level. Some units will have exams, but the majority will be assessed by coursework. This would prove a good foundation from which to progress to higher education, where students might follow any one of a range of Business or Management degree courses. The nature of this course also makes it highly appropriate for students seeking direct entry into employment following completion of their Level 3 courses.
Prior knowledge of Business is not required. It is a practically based subject, which isentirely assessed through assignments rather than examinations.