You will study a mix of practical and theory across the course. For example, you’ll learn how to master the art of filmmaking, recording, editing and mixing sound for video production. techniques like ADR and Foley, creating sound effects, using professional microphones and industry-standard software. As well as how to analyse the work of other filmmakers.

You’ll also learn a lot of transferable skills, such as communication and interpersonal skills. You will be assessed on all of your practical knowledge, from film and video editing to animation and photography. You’ll get real work experience, working to live briefs from local companies. Many of our qualifications include an external assessment.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

Progression to higher education with our own 3D CGi course as well as other university options. or to employment in a wide range of industries including television, radio, print and media technologies, public relations or marketing.

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths grades 9-4 (formerly A*-C).

What about work experience? 

International entry requirements 

If you are not from an English Language speaking country, you will need to have UKVI IELTS 5.5. We accept a wide range of academic qualifications awarded overseas and use the UK NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centre) guidelines for international comparisons. For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
CJN3FD001D 06/09/2021 £75.00 £75.00 £4670.00
There is an Advanced Learner Loan available for this course.

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Costs 


 

International Fees 

For tuition and accommodation fees please visit www.thecollege.co.uk/international/courses/tuition-fees and our International Operations team can offer you advice and guidance before and during your studies.

Course content

Course Content 

Bournemouth and Poole College is an approved centre for the UAL Awarding Body and this course combines all aspects of media including Video, Audio, Animation and 3D along with media industries and Photography. At the end of the first year, you will achieve a UAL Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media and Technology, with the option to enrol onto the UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology (Yr2)


Subjects studied include:

  • Film and video editing techniques
  • Single and multi-camera techniques
  • Stop motion 2D animation production
  • Audio production for Films and foley creation/capture for additional uses.
  • Graphic narrative production
  • Photography and photographic practice
  • Pre-production techniques for the creative media industries
  • Communication skills through creative media production
  • Research techniques for the creative media industry
  • Creative media production management project, working to a brief in their creative media industries
  • 3D modelling and animation

More info

Start Day/Time 

Days and times will be confirmed at enrolment or induction.

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

National Extended Diploma

Awarding Body 

UAL

Curriculum Area 

Creative Industries - Media

More about the course 

Duration 

2 Years

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Level 3

Qualification Name 

National Extended Diploma

Awarding Body 

UAL