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

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
    35 Weeks
  • Campus
    Strand Road
  • Course Code
    HNC: 603/2286/X HND: 603/2282/2

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: 06/09/2021
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate / Diploma Creative Media Production (Film)
    Campus: Limavady
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 06/09/2021

Course Offering

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

Course Modules

  • 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.


  • Image of Mark McConway
    It had been a few years since I was at college, but the help and support I received from the lecturers on my course made my time at the college enjoyable and memorable.
    Mark McConway
  • Image of Rebekah Glen
    I applied for a Higher Level Apprenticeship as it was a great opportunity to gain work experience and get paid while studying towards a professional qualification.
    Rebekah Glen

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