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Foundation Degree Media Production

Foundation Degree Media Production


What you'll study

This course will appeal to those wishing to start a career in the media industry. You will study various areas of the media, gaining practical skills and an understanding of theory and context.

You will complete practical production and theoretical modules in a range of lectures and workshops using our new TV studio.

The course will cover a range of media topics over the two years such as:

  • Visual storytelling
  • Aural storytelling
  • Digital design
  • Power and responsibility: the theory of media
  • Practical project
  • Study skills
  • Documentary project
  • Drama project
  • Media theory in practice
  • Work placement
  • Career development

The development of a broad range of industry relevant transferable skills, with particular emphasis on communication, social, technical and networking skills, will stand you in good stead for future employment.

What's expected of you

We expect you to:

  • Manage your time
  • Know your programme of study
  • Attend your classes and engage
  • Always have a sense of purpose
  • Seek help whenever you need it

What qualifications you'll achieve

Foundation Degree in Media Production.

How you'll be assessed

You will be asssessed in a variety of methods such as:

  • Portfolio work
  • Online submissions
  • Essays
  • Practical work e.g. working as a team and filming

What you can do next

There will be an option to progress from the Foundation Degree to BA (Hons) Media Production.

Past students of the BA have entered careers in film, TV and radio production and presentation, press and public relations, web design and journalism.

Entry requirements

You would usually need at least one of the following:

  • A relevant BTEC Level 3 profile of Merit/Merit
  • DD at A Level
  • DE grades at A Level plus C in Welsh Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE where you have achieved a Pass Diploma with 45 Passes

Plus: GCSE passes in three subjects at grade C or above to include Maths and English Language (or equivalent).

You may also be asked to attend an interview or audition, take part in a workshop session, or present a portfolio of work as part of the selection process.

Additional information

Applicants may be asked to attend an interview, take part in a workshop session, or present a portfolio of work as part of the selection process.

This course is franchised by the University of South Wales.

The UCAS code is: 9D73

Institution code: W01

Campus Code: G

Where can I study Foundation Degree Media Production?


Crosskeys Campus
(Full Time)

Call 01495 333 777 to apply today

All courses may be subject to change. Coleg Gwent reserves the right to withdraw courses should they no longer be deemed viable to run.

Gall yr holl gyrsiau fod yn destun newid. Mae Coleg Gwent yn cadw'r hawl i dynnu cyrsiau yn os ystyrir nad yw bellach yn ddichonadwy i'w rhedeg.

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