Course Details

A hands-on creative media course developed for those who want to break into the media industry. Through a series of challenging projects, you will develop high level skills, across all kinds of media productions including music videos, advertisements, title sequences, magazines using both professional and experimental new media. This is balanced with learning about the workplace and developing underpinning critical media awareness.

Entry Requirements

Applicants will normally have qualifications equivalent to at least two A-Levels at C or above, one of which should be in a related subject like Graphics or Media. Applicants with industry or previous experience are also considered. All applicants will attend an interview and portfolio presentation.

Career options

Developing a broad range of skills, undertaking work experience and generating a solid portfolio, you could progress to any career in the creative media sector. Alternatively, do a one year top up at University to gain a BA Degree.

Creative Multimedia and Journalism Higher National Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Professional level of standards with real projects for real clients.
  • 2 Very good levels of support from lecturers.
  • 3 Opportunities for networking with lots of companies.
  • 4 One of the only courses allowing you to specialise in the second year.
  • 5 An incredibly cheap way of doing HE.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • BTEC HND Diploma in Creative Media Production RQF

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Course code Location Course length Start date
ART217CF1A Chichester Campus 2 Years 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

You will learn the practical and theoretical aspects of all areas of media production. Some of the units include: page layout, typographic design, moving image, contextual studies, research techniques, music video production, professional practice, post-production, marketing, networking, design methods, ideas generation, advanced digital practice, animation, motion graphics, photography and lighting. Second year allows specialisation in a specific area depending on your career intentions.

How will I be taught?

All of the projects throughout the course have been designed in partnership with businesses and professionals in order to give the most realistic possible experience. You will learn how to work with clients creating professional and functional products, from client questionnaire through to pitch and delivery. You will develop team focused skills and learn through practical workshops, seminars, case studies, guest speakers, visits work experience and mentoring from professionals and tutors.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through portfolio based course work and work experience. You will be able to select a method of recording creative development to suit your needs, usually in the form of digital or traditional sketchbook. Some outcomes may be assessed through professional pitch.

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