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Level 3 in Creative Media Production

77M140/ASP-1819
  1. CampusMedway
  2. Course Length2 Years
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing03-09-2018
  5. Annual FeeTo Be Confirmed

  • Discount & Loan Info
  • 16-18
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The Details

Overview.

The Media Level 3 Extended Diploma in Digital Media is designed with the workplace in mind and provides a high quality alternative to A Levels. The course will encourage you to investigate a wide range of media productions within the industry. You will be encouraged to research and develop your own skills and techniques relevant to a successful career within the professional working environment. You will learn through lectures, workshops and a variety of assignment briefs that are designed to encourage your personal development. You will use professional equipment and experience high level work experience with a variety of clients and projects. Industry experts will also enhance your industrial experience.

What is covered.

In the first year of your programme of study, you will study a range of units including:

  • Advertising Media
  • TV and short Film production
  • Create a digital animation
  • Create audio-visual promos

    Some of the 2nd year units will include:
  • Interactive Media Product
  • Visual and special effects
  • Cinematography and Social Media and globalisation

    You will be using a variety of software including the Adobe CC suite, Premiere, Animate and Audition. You will study in a professional environment that include a fully equipped TV Studio and audio-recording studios and a range of portable recording equipment. You will also undertake your English and math as well as develop a variety of IT skills that will aid your progression into industry.

    Assessment method.

    You will complete written and practical work throughout the 2 year programme of study, allowing you to research and understand good working practices whilst allowing you the opportunity to develop your own skills and techniques. There are 2 externally assessed units within each year of your programme of study.

    Other Important Info

    We recommend you equip yourself with a good set of headphones to help with various parts of the course as well as a pen and pad for note taking and lecture notes. It is advisable that you sign up to Vimeo and YouTube if you don?t already have accounts with these platforms. Uniform for the media course will be discussed at enrolment however we expect professional attire that is appropriate to the industry.

    All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development.

    Future Prospects

    Successful completion of your Level 3 Technical qualification in Digital Media can lead to a wide range of university degree courses, an apprenticeship or traineeship within the industry, or, direct entry into the industry or associated industries.

    All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development.

    Entry Requirements

    Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English and maths at grade C/4 or above.

    Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1084 careers interviews in 2016-2017! They’ll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Callie Pocock

      I came to MidKent College because it had a lot more opportunity for me, rather than three A levels. The Creative Media course was the one I just knew I wanted to do. I chose a study programme on a subject that I wanted to do in the future and this was really beneficial to me. I’m really enjoying the course – I love all the practical ...