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BTEC First Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production P075

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How long does the course last?

1 year, full-time

Level

This is a level 2 course.

Course outline

BTECs are vocationally related qualifications, where learners develop knowledge and understanding by applying their learning and skills in a work-related context.

Your course will include core, mandatory and specialist units where you will learn about media sectors and audiences and get the chance to plan, shoot and edit several practical media production projects.

Course details

Students learn by completing a range of projects based on real working scenarios found within the creative media industries and will use a range of lens-based and audio equipment to complete work to a high technical standard. Students will also use a range of software to support their creative practice.

Core units

  • Digital Media Sectors and Audiences
  • Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product
  • Final Digital Production Project
  • Mandatory units

  • Media Industry in Context
  • Deconstructing Media Products
  • Specialist units

  • Digital Moving Image Production
  • Digital Audio Production
  • Digital Editing for Moving Image
  • Advertising Production
  • Factual Media Production
  • Writing for Digital Media
  • Entry guidelines

    • Priority will be given to 16-18 year olds.
    • Level 1 qualification plus ability to demonstrate working at Level 1 English and maths or 3 GCSEs or more at Grade 3/D.

    • Satisfactory interview to assess motivation, previous media-related projects if applicable, communication skills and career planning.
    • If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

    Additional Information

    Are you aged 16-18?

    Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

    • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
    • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
    • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (grade 4 or above)
    • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

    Where can I progress to?

    On successfully completing this course you may progress to Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma courses in Creative Media Production and Technology.

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    Assessment Method

    Students are assessed through projects, assignments and 2 60-min paper-based tests.

    Equipment Required

    SD card for digital video camera, pen drive and sign up to cloud storage

    When does this course run?

    Starting 5th Sep 17

    Ends 28th Jun 18

    Ref: P075J001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1700.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    Planned Timetable
    Day Times Campus
    Tuesday 09:00 — 15:00 12 Quays
    Wednesday 09:00 — 17:00 12 Quays
    Thursday 09:00 — 14:00 12 Quays

    Starting 4th Sep 18

    Ends 27th Jun 19

    Ref: P075K001

    Fees

    If you are aged 16-18:

    This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with a Learning Development Needs Assessment or an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £1700.00

    Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2016-17. Course fees for 2017-18 will be confirmed in due course.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call in to our Conway Park Campus from 10am to 4pm, with late opening on Tuesdays to 7pm during term-time.

    This information was current on 16th October, 2017 and may be subject to change.

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