Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: QCH3HM11
Course Level: Level 3
This is an ideal course if you are interested in making and studying films, researching and analysing the media and developing practical, communication and presentation skills. Many of our students progress to study media production or related courses at university or to go into employment within the film-making and digital media sectors. We have had students complete work experience and then gain full time employment at local companies such as Maverick Television and the BBC.
Building on the subjects and ideas covered during the first year of this programme you will be studying 7 units in the second year. Programme. There will be 2 units externally assessed either by an exam or externally assessed coursework. All units will focus on areas of media and film theory and digital film production.
Examples of Units and projects you will be studying in the second year are:
- Working in the Creative Media Industry
- Digital Media Skills
- Single Camera Techniques
- Film Editing
- Sound Editing
- Sound Mixing
The course will be delivered on site, with the opportunity for you to go off-site to film projects. You will be expected to undertake research and homework outside of class time, and you may need to use the editing suites outside of class time.
This is designed as the second year of a two year qualification following the completion a Foundation Diploma in Creative Media Digital production. This will lead to a National Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production.
In the second year of the course (Extended Diploma), you must complete 7 units, 3 of which are mandatory. This leads to a complete National Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production equivalent to 3 A levels.
30% of the assessment for the year will be external.
Places on the course are offered by internal interview initially. You will need to successfully complete a Foundation Diploma in Creative Media Digital production before moving onto the Extended Diploma.
You will need to successfully complete a Foundation Diploma in Creative Media Digital production before moving onto the Extended Diploma
If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.
If you are successful on this course, you will be able to continue studying on Level 4 or above (HND, BA or BSc) courses at University or internally here at Solihull College.
You will leave the course with a range of skills desirable to employers, such as digital media production skills, communication and analysis skills, report writing, working to deadline and working with others.
Previous students are currently working for the BBC, Sky Sports, Maverick Television, Birmingham Eastside Newspaper and RockStar games, amongst many others.
Solihull College, Blossomfield Road, Solihull, B91 1SB, Tel: 0121 678 7000, Minicom: 0121 628 7005, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Internet: www.solihull.ac.uk
Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds