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Creative Media Production (Film) (Level 4 / 5 Higher National Certificate) (Level 5 Diploma)

Pearson BTEC
Media, Multimedia & Journalism

Course Overview

This course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required for success in future employment in the media industries, or for progression to an undergraduate degree. Covering many of the TV and film industry skills, the learning experience will take place in the purpose-designed media suite at Strand Road & Limavady Campuses.We use the latest technology including Virtual Reality and Drones and the course emphasis is in ‘learning by doing’, replicating the industry environment so that our students gain valuable experience and the value of teamwork. We nurture the next generation of top talent who will create the broadcasts, films and other media content of the future.
  • Study Mode
  • Duration
    1 Year (HNC) 2 Year (HND)
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Start Date
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate / Diploma Creative Media Production (Film)
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate / Diploma Creative Media Production (Film)
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 29/08/2022

Course Offering

  • Site location Limavady Main St Strand Road
Two young female students walking and laughing together

Course Modules

  • Creative Media Industries
  • Film and Video Editing
  • Film Studies
  • Film Practices
  • Multi Camera Production
  • Collaborative Project
  • Project Management
  • Individual Project
  • TV Studio Production
  • Principles of Photography
  • Work Based Learning
  • Sound Production for Moving Image
  • Professional Development
  • Documentary
  • Advanced Film Production Studies
  • 83 Advanced Film Production Studies
  • 54 Multi-camera Production
  • 55 Project Management
  • 56 Documentary
  • 71 Work-based Learning
  • 50 Sound for Media Products?
  • 1 Individual Project
  • 2 Creative Media Industry
  • 8 Film Studies
  • 26 Film & Video Editing
  • 34 Principles of Photography
  • 82 Television Studio Production
  • 36 Collaborative Project (Pearson-set)
  • 37 Personal Professional Development
  • 3 Professional Practice
  • 7 Film Practices
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

32 UCAS Points plus GCSE (Grade C or above) in English. Interview also required.

ROI Requirements

32 UCAS Points plus OLC (Grade 05 or above) in English. Interview also required.

Work Placement

Students have access to industry placements, masterclasses and special events.

What's Next?

Further Study

Upon successful completion, students can progress onto the final 2 years of an Honours degree in film or media production in most UK universities.

Career Prospects

Students can enter employment in a wide range of roles within the film industry. Careers include screenwriting, directing, producing, documentary filmmaking or cinematography.


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    When I finish my Foundation Degree I plan to progress to University and do a Bio-Medical Degree and eventually work in a forensic lab.
    Suzanne Ramage
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    The College gave me so many amazing opportunities, such as competing at the 'Worldskills' Finals in Russia!
    Declan Porter

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