Creative Media Production BTEC HNC – Level 4 – EDEXCEL (RQF)

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If you want a career working in the exciting world of Games Development, Journalism or Film and TV, this course will help you on your way. Combining key knowledge modules with a range of practical projects, you will gain extensive hands-on experience and create an impressive portfolio to help secure your dream job or university top-up place.

The course provides for a general grounding of the core elements in creative media before allowing you to choose your pathway to either games development, journalism or film and TV with a named qualification to reflect your chosen pathway. This course will help you develop a range of skills including teamwork, leadership, communication, problem solving and decision making and all within a Creative Media context.

Subjects studied:

· HNC Creative Media Production (Film and Television)
· There are six mandatory modules which must be studied:

Module 1: Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Module 2: Creative Media Industry
Module 3: Professional Practice
Module 7: Film & Television Practices
Module 8: Film Studies
Module 9: Light & Sound

Plus two optional modules are to be studied – these modules can be negotiated* with the Course Team Leader to best match skills and employment goals.

· HNC Creative Media Production (Journalism)

There are six mandatory modules which must be studied:

Module 1: Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Module 2: Creative Media Industry
Module 3: Professional Practice
Module 10: Journalism
Module 11: Journalism & Society
Module 12: Digital Page Production

Plus two optional modules are to be studied – these modules can be negotiated* with the Course Team Leader to best match skills and employment goals.

· HNC Creative Media Production (Game Development)

There are six mandatory modules which must be studied:

Module 1: Individual Project (Pearson-set)
Module 2: Creative Media Industry
Module 3: Professional Practice
Module 21: Game Development Practices
Module 22: Games in Context
Module 23: Game Design

Plus two optional modules are to be studied – these modules can be negotiated* with the Course Team Leader to best match skills and employment goals

*negotiated modules will depend on group size and staff specialisms

We welcome an application profile that meets one of the following:

• a BTEC Level 3 qualification in Creative Media Production
• a GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject
• other related Level 3 qualifications
• an Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution
• related work experience as determined at interview with the Course Team Leader
• an international equivalent of the above

and:
• GCSE grades A* to C and/or 9 to 4 in maths and English

Successful candidates may be able to move on to the HND in Creative Media Production (also delivered at the College) then progress to a top up degree. They also can gain employment in a wide range of creative media sectors.

Start Date: 10th September 2018
End Date: 28th June 2019
Duration: 1 year
Location: EP Campus
Course Description: HNC Creative and Digital Media

     

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