Media Production and Technology - Level 2

Course Code: VM1FE97

16-18 19+

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Start DateLocationDuration
06/09/2021University Centre1 YearApply

Course Overview

This is a one-year creative and technical course, which is designed to help you gain an understanding of the fundamental elements of media, film and screen production. The course is designed to help you progress onto the level 3 Media Production and Technology program and further your studies at higher levels.

During your time on the course you will receive dedicated support from our experienced tutors who each have experience in the industry and their own specialisms within the subject. During the course you will learn a wide range of media topics such as filming, editing, research, production planning, audio production and online digital practices.

The course offers students freedom to be creative and investigate the practical aspects of film and audio production. The course also has its own film studio which is equipped with industrial- standard film and lighting equipment. 

If you have a curiosity about how films, TV and online content is made then this course will set you on your way to understanding how they are made and allow you to produce your own. The programme will help you to develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of Media, Film and Screen Production. (Editing, Lighting, Cameras, Audio and Graphics). During the course, you will work in groups and independently to research, develop, communicate, plan, film/produce, edit, publish and evaluate media products for Film, TV and online platforms. Typical projects include Short Films, Documentaries, Podcasts, Music video and Advertising. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this course progress onto the Level 3 Media Production and Technology programme.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade 3 (D) or above, one of which must be Maths or English - or you will have to retake exams, which could delay your entry to university and/or employment.

Qualification Obtained

Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

This fulltime course is delivered in workshops that encourage practical application of skills developed. Students will work in group production tasks and also independly.

All the tutors on the course are working or have worked in the industry and can share a wealth of experience. All our tutors have higher levels of education in media specific areas.

While on the course you will be able to work with staff to produce media for external clients during our live briefs thus giving you a greater understanding into the media production industry.

A typical timetable will consist of session and workshops over a 4 day week and the 5th day being used for independent research or practical production days.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Regulation and Accreditation

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