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Media

If you are keen to pursue a career in media sports journalism PR or marketing then studying for these courses could provide the perfect opportunity to pave the way for an incredible career in one of the largest entertainment industries in the world. In the classroom you will gain the fundamental skills and knowledge to be able to thrive in the field with video photography and other essential media production technologies integrated throughout the course. You will also develop your skills in communicating working collaboratively negotiating and influencing self-presentation and management adaptability and resilience self-monitoring and development. Alongside your studies you will benefit from networking with Higher Education students at Goldsmiths and undertaking unique media industry opportunities with Millwall FC and other high-profile companies allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the sports media world. This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study you will work towards the Level 3 90-Credit Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    • 5 GCSE qualifications at grades A*-C or 9-4 including English Language - Level 2 vocational qualification and a Level 2 English qualification Additional information: You will have a review of your portfolio and ideally show some moderate success in the subject area. If you are accepted onto this course without a Grade 4 (that's the old Grade C) or above in Maths and/or English you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills in these subjects. This will be a compulsory part of your timetable. You will also need basic IT skills.

    Assessment Method

    You will be assessed by a combination of assignments course work observation of practical workshops and a final project.

    Aims of the course

    This course is designed to develop your knowledge technical skills and understanding for a rewarding career in a number of creative roles. The course helps you to develop more than just your creativity and expression and artistic skills you will also gain a deeper understanding of the theories and principles of creative media production. It provides an opportunity for those who have an interest in media to explore develop and test their creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating and demanding and provides a supportive transition from general to more specialised study. This course will provide you with a sound base of skills and knowledge enhance self-confidence and an understanding of the career demands and opportunities creative media production. Learning will be through practical activities and project. You will be encouraged to explore experiment and to experience a wide range of methods to develop creativity and professional approach to learning. You will be expected to work independently on college projects outside of class time. You will go on some visits normally within college time.

    Progression Opportunities

    After successfully passing this course you will have the skills knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to a degree course at university in a related subject such as BA in Media Production into sector related work or Apprenticeship programmes within the Creative Media sector subject to successful applications.

    Facilities

    To offer the best experience to you we have assembled a team of industry-trained expert tutors and professional technical staff who have lifelong industry knowledge and experience. Our courses are delivered in industry style computer labs and studios including a 90-seat theatre spacious rehearsal rooms a technical theatre workshop and lighting studio The programme is delivered through a mixture of lessons workshops projects which happens in the classrooms studios off-site in trips to creative venues and businesses in projects with external partners.

    Career Options

    This course gives you the potential opportunity to enter employment within a wide range of the creative arts sector. This course gives you the potential opportunity to enter employment within a wide range of junior art and design-based roles in the creative arts industries. Junior job roles include: - Creative Media - Media - Photographer - Television

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 35 weeks
Start Date 05/09/2022
End Date 23/06/2023
Course Code 3MEAD9S0

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 4,670
24+ £4,670
International £9,000

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  • Starting 04/09/2023 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Full Time
    Duration 35 weeks
    Start Date 04/09/2023
    End Date 21/06/2024
    Course Code 3MEAD9S0

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 4,670
    24+ £4,670
    International £9,000
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