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HNC Film & Television

Course Description

This course is aimed at people who work or who wish to work in the TV and Film industries. You apply for this course through UCAS using the code PP32.

Units focus on the creative and technical aspects of TV and film. When undertaking practical assessments, you are expected to perform to an industry standard and use your own initiative to research required topics. The programme is designed to prepare you for employment in the exciting world of TV and Film and its related industries such as audio production, broadcast, marketing and PR. You will also undertake many industry related enrichment visits such as post production houses, film and TV sets and tours to enhance your learning experience.


Qualifications

Higher National Certificate in Creative Media


Entry Requirements

80 UCAS tariff points which could include:

• 1 or more A Level

• BTEC Level 3

• NVQ Level 3

• VRQ Level 3

• Access programme

GCSE English and maths at Grade C/4 or above

Mature students can apply with no formal qualifications but must have a minimum of three years relevant industry experience.

Details

Specialist units will develop your skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to specific creative activities in TV and film production and in the creation of your own professional portfolio. They include:

• Individual Project (Pearson Set)

* Creative Media Industry

* Professional Practise

* Film and Television Practises (Industry)

* Film Studies (Film Theory)

* Light and Sound (Production design)

* Film and Video Editing (Post Production)

* Audio Technologies (Post Production)

* Field Trips and Industry talks


Course fees are £6000

Work Experience

On this course there is the opportunity for suitable students to undertake work experience with two local games companies. This is an exciting opportunity to enhance your portfolio and gain creative experience in the development of commercial products and to develop content for external clients as part of work experience and portfolio building.

Progression

Upon completion of this course students would typically have a strong portfolio to progress into industry.