Media Production, UAL Extended Diploma | Weston College

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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ED3MEPF1LC

Media Production, UAL Extended Diploma

What will I do on this course?

The Level 3 Media Production course allows you to plan and create your own media products. You’ll use a wide variety of media techniques, such as animation, filming, script writing, story boarding and researching and will learn about researching, pre-production techniques, and working on professional briefs; as well as editing, scripting and post-production mastering.

You’ll get valuable industry experience by working directly with external media clients, and will learn the theory behind films and TV programmes, studying the way the media industry works, developing your ability to write and research through coursework. You’ll also get the opportunity to develop your English and maths skills.

How will I be assessed?

You’ll be assessed through practical projects and written assignments.

What could I do after this course?

This course could lead to a successful career in media production. You could increase your skills with a Foundation Degree and subsequent BA (Hons) top up at University Centre Weston.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4/C and above, including English.

Course Level

Level 3

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What Our Students Say

Austyn Harling, Media Production


Austyn Harling

“This course allowed me to be creative and have fun while learning”

Course: Media Production

What next? Austyn plans to specialise in an area of media production.

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