The Creative Industries sector is an exciting place to be. New emerging technology helps the industry to produce media on a worldwide platform from the Harry Potter films to Grand Theft Auto games, media is the most exciting and fastest growing sector in the UK.
This course is for you if you like films, television, journalism and games and like to get hands on making creative content. You’ll develop new skills planning radio shows and film productions and then get hands on using high spec equipment to film and edit products.
You’ll learn about creative and digital marketing including branding, advertising and social media and learn the importance of narrative and storytelling. You’ll develop your digital design and production skills, using industry standard software packages including the full Adobe Creative Suite.
This study programme encourages you to explore and enhance your creative media skills and knowledge. You will gain an understanding of how the industry operates and influences society, alongside gaining practical skills in camerawork, editing and design.
You’ll learn how to plan a film production and then get hands on using high spec equipment to film and edit. You will gain an understanding of the theories; including audience and the use of narrative and storytelling to create quality products.
You will be required to work collaboratively in production teams, to create radio productions, digital short films, photography and print media. You will develop digital design and production skills using industry standard software packages including the full Adobe Creative Suite.
- Broadcast journalism
- Film and TV theory and production
- Games design and production
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above including GCSE English and maths
A good example of coursework or practical experience in media/multimedia
A successful interview and work shop
This course can form the foundations for future study and work in this industry.
After successful completion of this course you could progress onto a Level 3 Diploma programme in the Creative Industries.