Creative Media Production & Technology – Film & TV Production

UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma

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Film and TV Production - UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma SF-CMFT3E-D(0000)000

Venue
South Downs Campus

Type of study
Full Time, Vocational

Dates
Academic Year 2021-22 (2 years)

Examination board
UAL

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Overview

You will study over two years in a number of practical and theoretical areas that will prepare you for various roles in the media and communications industries. The structure of the course and the method of delivery is devised as a result of consultation between College staff and media professionals. It is delivered through constantly updated and industry related assignments. It is broadly equivalent to three GCE A Levels.

The course provides a studio equipped with green screen technology and vision mixing capabilities. Alongside this, post-production facilities are available in the form of Adobe Creative Suite and Apple Mac computing. Production facilities include BBC approved HD cameras and professional sound recording equipment.

To further develop Production Skills and to give a taster of the Higher Education Experience in conjunction with Chichester University you will attend a week long residency at the Chichester Technical Park. Throughout the residency you will be introduced to state of the art Motion Capture Technology, Industry Level Sound Design Equipment and work on the biggest Sound Stage outside of London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language, or successful completion of a BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Distinction grade. At interview, you should bring with you a portfolio of creative work in evidence of your desire to complete a media based course. This portfolio could include,
but is not limited to: any scripts or storyboards written by yourself either for pleasure or previous academic/Vocational use, a show reel in the
form of a DVD or blog address showing any short films or other moving image work you have completed, any photographic work that may be relevant to the BTEC Film and TV course.

You will various units over two years in a number of practical and theoretical areas that will prepare you for various roles in the media and communications industries. The structure of the course and the method of delivery is devised as a result of consultation between College staff and media professionals. It is delivered through constantly updated and industry related assignments. It is broadly equivalent to three GCE A Levels.

In your 1st year you will study:

Factual Programme Techniques: In which you will be required to research and create a news report of local and national interest. A corporate video promoting a local company and a documentary incorporating members of the public.

In your 2nd year you will study:

Single Camera Production Techniques: In which you will devise, plan, prepare, produce and present a short fictional video using actors and broadcast quality equipment including lighting and Dolly and Tracks.

 

 

The course provides a studio equipped with green screen technology and vision mixing capabilities. Alongside this, post-production facilities are available in the form of Adobe Creative Suite and Apple Mac computing. Production facilities include BBC approved HD cameras and professional sound recording equipment. 

Assessment is largely project based leading to a collaborative project at the end of each year which is grade Pass, Merit, or Distinction

Some learners may wish to gain the qualification in order to enter a specialist area of employment or to progress to a Level 4 or 5 programme. BTEC National Diplomas in Creative Media Production will provide access to a greater range of specialist units and therefore broaden and extend your experience.

The course works in partnership with The University of Chichester, providing ‘live briefs’ offering the student the opportunity to work with local/national businesses. Furthermore, the college hosts an annual film festival, incorporating student productions as a showcase to the industry.


The tutors were really supportive and it was all thanks to them that I have achieved what I have. I’ve also made loads of great friends and really enjoyed my time at the college.

Lizaveta Sinkerich, A Level student

There are lots of people at the college, each studying a diverse range of courses, people from all different areas come to study here, it creates a sense of community, there is a huge social aspect to college life across all courses.

Lee Backhouse, BTEC student

The teaching has been really good, I’ve loved all of my teachers, they’ve all been really nice and supportive.

Jodie Hook