Media and Photography

Media: Creative Media Level 1 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course starts in September 2020 and will be completed in one year.

Entry requirements

  • Three GCSEs at grades 2/E or above including GCSE English
  • A positive school report.

 

You will achieve

UAL Level 1 Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology

Course overview

The Creative Industries sector is an exciting place to be. New emerging technology helps the industry to produce media on a worldwide platform from the Harry Potter films to Grand Theft Auto games, media is the most exciting and fastest growing sector in the UK.

This course is for you if you like films, television, journalism and games and like to get hands on making creative content. You’ll learn how to plan a film production and then use high specification equipment to film and edit. You’ll be able to create and develop characters for computer games and learn the importance of narrative and storytelling. You will develop digital design and production skills using software packages including the full Adobe Creative Suite.

Course content

This study programme encourages you to explore and enhance your creative media skills and knowledge. You will gain an understanding of how the industry operates and influences society, alongside gaining practical skills in camerawork, editing and design.

As part of your course you will study the following units

  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Film and TV theory and production
  • Games design and production

You will be assessed on a mixture of practical work, coursework and exams.

 

All equipment will be provided.

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

This course can form the foundations for future study and work in this industry.
After successful completion of this course you could progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Creative and Digital Media or a Level 3 programme in the Creative Industries.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths  we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Media: Creative Media Level 1 Full-time

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