Media (UAL Level 1 Diploma)

Media (UAL Level 1 Diploma)

Subject Area: Media Foundation Learning

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Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2020
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 143732
  • Entry Requirements

    2 GCSEs at grade 1 including English and/or maths, or demonstrate the ability to work towards level 1 in English and maths in an assessment.

    Course Overview

    This study programme provides a basic introduction to the subjects of media. The course offers introductory units in many of the key areas:

    • Film and Television
    • Animation and Soundtracks
    • Music Production and Recording
    • Photography and Interactive Media

    It is a dynamic and interesting course that is suitable for you if you have little or no experience of Media but lots of enthusiasm. The media course is 100% coursework (no exams!) and will end with a final major project which you can choose your own specialism for.

    All students who have not achieved a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE English or maths will need to study these subjects alongside their chosen qualification.

    Take a 360° virtual tour of your learning environment - Animation Studio| TV Studio | Control Room | Control Room Audio | Photography Studio | Photography Dark Room | Radio Station

    Course Highlights

    Industry standard equipment

    Taught by industry professionals

    Exciting trips and guest speakers

    Intro to skills in key areas within media

    Core Skills Covered: Communication | IT Skills | Analytical Skills | Project Management | Research | Teamwork

    Next Steps

    75% of students progressed to level 2 programmes at Suffolk New College including Level 2 Media, Art & Design, and Music Technology. 25% of students have achieved employment or are seeking employment in the creative industries.

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2020.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be published at a later date.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.

    Additional Costs

    There is a £50 trips payment to be made, to help towards the cost of the trips during the year.

    Dan Loe - BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Creative Media

    All the help and support I have needed to get me through this course has been really good. I have really enjoyed learning the huge range of different media software. The students I have met on the course have become great friends.