Art, Design, Creative Media & Music

HND Creative Media Production - P081

12 Quays Full Time Higher Education Duration 2 years

(UCAS Course Code W740/Institution Code W73)

If you are only applying for one course which is at Wirral Met, you can apply online. If you are applying for more than one course outside of Wirral Met, you must apply via UCAS.

This course provides a thorough grounding in the theoretical, business, and practical skills required in the field of Creative Media Industry.

This Creative Media Production course is taught at our multi-million pound Twelve Quays campus in Birkenhead.

Course Details

This course provides you with an excellent opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required for a successful career in the creative media industry. While studying this course you will gain invaluable practical skills in a variety of film and sound related disciplines, this will include learning about camera work and editing, capturing professional quality audio as well as gaining industry knowledge to pursue a career in the competitive film and sound industry.

Year One (Level 4)

  • Individual Project (Pearson-set)
  • Creative Media Industry
  • Professional Practice
  • Film Practices
  • Film Studies
  • Editing for Film & Television
  • Light & Sound
  • Motion Graphics Practice

Year Two (Level 5)

  • Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Advanced Film Production Studies
  • Scriptwriting for Film & Television
  • Advanced Editing & Compositing
  • Documentary
  • Advanced Editing for Film & Television

In addition to the core and specialist units at Level 5, you will also study a range of optional units that relate to the creative media industry

Detailed descriptions of all units, which also include recommended resources for that unit, can be found via .Pearson's website

Entry Guidelines

Entry is open to students with relevant qualifications at level 3 such as Access to Higher Education Diploma in any subject with Pass, Merit profile or other related Level 3 qualifications, such as A-Levels.

Applicants should have GCSE Maths and English grade 4/C and above.

Students who do not satisfy the entry criteria may be eligible by interview and evidence of relevant industry experience.

Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid or unpaid) and possibly also achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

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.

Assessment Method
You will be assessed through a variety of practical and academic coursework-based modules. You will also be subject to external assessment.
Additional Information

Fees are to increase to £6540 per year for 23/24 entry, subject to approval.

Where can I progress to?

Employment or further study in the following:

  • Computer Game Animation
  • Computer Game Design
  • Journalism
  • Moving Image
  • Radio

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Fee : £6540.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 24/25. Find out more about student loans for Higher Education Programmes.

Course information correct at 11.03.24

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