This course will introduce you to production skills, methods and knowledge that are used in the media & communications industry. You will use this learning to develop media work in:
You will be taught by experienced and dedicated lecturers in excellent purpose-built digital media facilities that have been awarded Skillset Academy for digital media status by the Learning & Skills Council.
We believe that it is important to support you so that you can pursue a future in creative media production, so the course will include helping you to improve and develop your communication skills with additional Functional Skills qualification study. You will receive group and individual tutorial support to keep you on track and if needed additional learning support is available.
Progression onto a Level 3 qualification such as the Level 3 Diploma in Media (UAL) or Music Technology. Level 3 courses provide a transferrable skills base for preparation for university or working within the creative media industries.
Practical and theory based classes will take place.
You will be assessed continually through practical project work, coursework, written exam, written assignments and through giving presentations.
No equipment required.
* Fee information
Fees shown are set against the current year (August 2019 to July 2020) and are subject to change when Government funding changes are announced.
All our full time further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are free if you are 16-18 years old and meet UK residency requirements. Depending on your circumstances, you may also be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as free school meals and travel.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances.
Level 2 Diploma in Media (UAL)
UAL Level 3 Diploma
6 – 8 hours per week of independent learning.
To be a successful applicant to our programmes in Media and Sonic Arts you should have the following qualifications:
All courses are subject to a successful and positive reference from a previous tutor or employer.
You will be expected to demonstrate knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for TV and Film. In addition students are required to show a portfolio of moving image work, which they ahve significantly contributed towards the creation of.
English GCSE at grade 3 (D) or above.
Maths GCSE at grade 3 (D) or above is desirable but not essential.
All our Further Education (FE) courses (Entry to Level 3) are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31st August 2022. For a few courses you may be expected to contribute towards the cost of specialist materials and resources. However, depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial help from the College’s Learner Support Fund. You should apply for any such financial support as soon as you have been offered a place. If you are aged 19 or over on 31st August 2022 and you are a UK/EU resident you will normally be required to pay a course fee.
The cost of your course will include tuition fees and examination fees, where applicable. Where a course requires additional specialist materials, there may be an additional cost. Some courses are cheaper than others because they are part funded by the government; some of these courses may also attract concessionary fees for some people.
If you are aged 19+ or over and studying a Level 3 course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan. To be eligible for this loan, you must have been living continuously in the UK for 3 years immediately before the start date of your course. You must also be undertaking a course of study that is at Level 3 or above, e.g. National Diploma/Certificate etc. For more information click here.
Concessionary rates are now available for learners that meet the following criteria:
For more information on fees and remission click here.
If you are on a low income you may be eligible for financial support towards tuition fees from the Discretionary Learner Support Fund.
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Care to learn - childcare support for young people aged 16-20
If you are aged under 20 at the beginning of your course, or moving to the 2nd year of a level 3 course, and are caring for your own child you may be entitled to £175.00 maximum per week, per child through Care to Learn.
Please ensure you register on the Care to Learn website even if you haven’t chosen your childcare provider or the course you want to study. Once you have registered Care to Learn will confirm financial support in principle.
For further details and help with making an application please visit https://www.gov.uk/care-to-learn or speak to a Student Advisor.
If you are aged 20+ when you start a course and need financial support to help with the cost of childcare while you study the college may be able to help.
You will be required to make use of any government NEF or 2+ Funding before requesting any financial support from the college.
It is essential that you speak to a Student Advisor prior to enrolling on a course to discuss your personal circumstances, childcare needs and to find out if there are funds available.
Eligibility for help with childcare costs is based on your personal circumstances.
You need to have evidence that you meet general discretionary Learner Support Funds or 19+ Advanced Learning Loan bursary fund criteria:
All childcare applicants approved for funding will be required to sign our Terms & Conditions and MUST inform the College immediately should they stop attending lessons for any reason.Email email@example.com to put your name on the childcare waiting list. You MUST speak to a member of the Student Advice or Learner Services team before you enrol on a course.