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Industry Standard Facilities
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This programme will equip students with an understanding of how to produce still and moving images and the academic and practical skills required to specialise in their chosen field.
360 Approach to learning
Students will have opportunities to work for local, national and international media and photographic companies and produce content for websites, TV channels and online magazines. The programme intends to take a 360 approach to studying media.
As part of an intensive, practical-based course you will have the opportunity to study photography, filmmaking and other associated technologies while evaluating the suitability of a variety of methods and techniques used within digital content creation.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
You will initiate and develop distinctive and creative work within various forms of aural, visual, audio-visual and other electronic and digital media. On successful completion of this course, you will be able to competently use the processes involved in pre-production, production, distribution and circulation.
First Year Modules:
- Introduction to Contextual Studies
- Photographic techniques
- Moving Image Techniques
- Visual Design and Graphic Techniques
- Applied Factual Production
- Self-directed Production
- Advanced Contextual Studies
- Content Creation
- Professional Promotion
- Professional Engagement, Awards and Competitions
- Showcase Production
WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?
Following this course you can continue your studies within the college to top up your degree to a bachelor’s in applied media or alternativley enter the industry. This course could provide you with the training to be a Freelance Photographer, Image Processor, Picture Researcher, Photo Retoucher, Videographer Film Director, Graphic Designer or Animation Producer.
This course is assessed purely through coursework with no examinations. Assessment can be tailored around the role you’d like to take within the industry.
To gain a place on this course you will need a total of 48 UCAS points including a minimum equivalency of one A Level, in addition to GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.
UCAS Code: W601
Duration: Two years full time., four years part time
Awarding body: University of Plymouth
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