This study programme is as fast-paced and challenging as it is to work within the media industry. You will be able to specialise in variety of workshops, which include Film, Radio and Animation. You will also take part in producing a two night live TV show, call the Live Event project, which will offer experience of working in the media industry.
The media programme is 100% coursework and ends with a final major project, where you will have the choice to create your own media product. You will also have a personal tutor who guide you through the course and support you with your next steps.
A pass or higher on the UAL Level 3 108 Credit Diploma in Media, or 3 AS Levels in a relevant area plus 4 GCSEs (including in an English subject) or Level 2 equivalents
You will take your media skills to the next level. Spend a year specialising in a chosen media field and become ready to enter the industry or gain a place at a prestigious university. You will be able to tailor the study programme to fit your goals by having the choice of 19 different workshops, from web design to sound design and photography to digital graphics. You will be part of producing a live music based TV programme and gain the experience to work in the media.
You also have the chance to experience media in different cultures and visit exciting cities to inspire you for your final major project. The international trips go to destinations such as New York, Amsterdam and Barcelona.
Students who complete this course have progressed onto Higher Education, into employment and been rewarded with apprenticeships at the BBC.
No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 - 18 on 31 August 2016
For all students aged 19+ fees are £2725. Details regarding fee remission and Advanced Learner Loans can be found at www.suffolk.ac.uk/courses/tuition-fees
There is a £50 Trips and Materials payment to be made, to cover hire equipment and classroom materials. There are regular trips to national UCAS fairs, art galleries in London and visits to media institutions, these are supported by visits from guest speakers and Media Professionals. International trips require an additional payment, which will be available from July 2016.
“I have always liked radio and my tutor was able to get me work experience on Town 102’s Wake up with Wayne breakfast show.
“I love working there and the whole experience has been a big adventure. It’s taught me that if there is something you want to go into, you need to make sure you put yourself out there and get heard.”