Who is the course for?The HNC/HND in Media: Film and TV Production is a specialised, practical course taught by professional creative practitioners with a wide range of experience in the media Industry. The course will enable students to gain the skills and practical expertise to thrive within the current cutting edge environment in the media working world.
Working in teams you will learn to be independent practitioners, planning, directing and shooting your own material while also designing and creating commissioned documentary or other media material for others. You will also learn the practice of Animation and investigate a range of film genres. You will have the opportunity to work with actors developing screenplays in dedicated rehearsal sessions.
What can it lead to?This practical and vocational two year course will give you the opportunity to top up your studies at university to gain a full honours degree or could lead directly to employment in the Film, TV and Media industry.
Entry RequirementsApplicants need to have completed a level 3 BTEC qualification to a Merit or Distinction level or equivalent at GCE A level, plus GCSE English at C, or other equivalent, or IELTS 6.0. It is desirable to have studied Media previously but this is not necessary. Students coming from other subjects and disciplines can take part in essential skills workshops.
Those who do not have format qualifications at level 3 but can demonstrate extensive work experience and/or achievement at a professional level in Media are also welcome to apply.
What will I study?Year 1
Research Techniques for Creative Media
Practical Skills for Moving Image Production
Camera and Lighting Techniques for Moving Image Production
Fiction Production for the Moving Image
Development & Techniques of Film and Video Editing
Contextual Studies for Creative Media Production
Promotional Video Production
Moving Image Documentary
Special Subject Investigation for Creative Media Production
Director for Moving Image Production
Script Writing for Moving Image Fiction
Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation
Producer for Moving Image Production
Career Development for the Moving Image Industries
You will acquire professional level skills in camera handling, script work, editing and planning and be able to integrate research into your work successfully at a level which will allow you to function in the wider Media industry.
How will I be taught?You will be taught in a variety of ways: through practical workshops and demonstrations, directed projects, lectures and hands-on training. Integral field trips and visits from outside speakers will also be an important part of the course.
How will I be assessed?You will be continuously assessed in your practical work and will submit written coursework and project portfolios to deadlines.
What equipment or materials will I need?Our media facilities include:
Hardware/Studios: Digital Video/Video Cameras, Digital Still Cameras, Tripods, Lighting Equipment, Sound Kits, PC-based workrooms, Editing Suite with Apple Mac Computers, Green-Screen Studio, Photography Studios, Animation Rostrum, Drama Studio with lighting rig.
Software: Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, Premiere Elements/Pro, etc.), Final Cut Pro, Motion, iMovie, Soundtrack Pro, DVD Studio Pro.
You will need access to the internet and have a DVD player and TV at home.
What should I bring to the first class?A pen and lever arch project folder.
What additional costs are there?A materials fee will be charged. In addition there is a levy for location shooting and project trips in both years of the course (European Film Festival in Year 2 of the HND). Approximate costs for the trips will be £200 in year 1 and £280 in year 2.
How do I Enrol?You must apply through UCAS (www.ucas.com). You will be required to attend an interview and supply evidence for qualifications stated on your application. You may also be required to submit a portfolio/showreel. Once we have received your application we will contact you to attend an interview.
Course Offer ConditionsHarrow College normally runs courses that are offered. However, courses that do not recruit to a satisfactory level may be withdrawn or closed.
Fees and Refunds PolicyHE courses run by Harrow College will be charged annually at competitive local market rates. Fees for 2013/14 are £3,750 and will be fixed at this level for two years for students undertaking a two year course.
If the College cancels a course before it starts you will be given a full refund. If a course closes for any reason the fees for the remaining part of the course will be refunded. If the college receives a written notice of withdrawal from you at least three working days before a course starts you will receive a refund of the tuition fees. (If you enrol within the three days prior to the start of the course you will not be entitled to a refund). Examination fees are non-refundable.
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