Validated by Sheffield Hallam University, this course has a strong emphasis on practical media production. You will develop camera, lighting, TV studio, post-production and audio skills in an environment resourced to industry standards.
Students benefit from small groups with good access to tutors, facilities and technical support. The course explores a wide variety of media production forms responding to the ever changing nature of the industry. The course is centred on vocational training, working closely with local and national employers to create a programme of study that addresses the real needs of the current media production market.
The Sheffield College is an Apple Authorised Training Centre. In addition to the main programme, students are also given the opportunity to study for Apple Certified Pro Examinations in Final Cut Pro.
The course aims to develop and improve skills, knowledge, understanding, versatility and adaptability for employment in the Media Production sector and related creative industries. In addition there is a mandate to widen and increase participation in higher education through delivery of the vocational knowledge and skills required for employment and the provision of a progression route to towards other qualifications, for example an honours degree.
Applicants are expected to have a minimum of 48 UCAS points, gained through relevant vocational qualifications such as:
Assessment will be formative and diagnostic as well as summative and evaluative, providing feedback to students wherever appropriate. Students will be participants in the assessment process through strategies such as the group critique, where students present and discuss their work with peers and tutors.
We are able to offer a full-time route of progression to Level 6 here at the College on our BA Hons (Top Up) Creative Practice: Media Production course as well as the opportunity to be considered for a place on the BA (Hons) Film & Media Production degree at Sheffield Hallam University, for which students will receive an invitation to attend an interview provided that they submit an application via UCAS by the deadline.
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