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Media (Social Media and Content Creation)

  • 2 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk New College (Ipswich)
  • Level 3 | Vocational

Course overview

This is a 2-year University Arts London (UAL) course focusing on content production and using social media for business. This course will cover a range of different practical skills including content photography, podcasting, branding, video production, and live events. In addition, the course covers the theory of branding, audience theory, research analysis, progression routes, CV writing, UCAS applications, freelance working, and how to create your platform and website. 

The course is designed to build practical and theoretical skills to move on to university or into employment at the end of the course. Jobs could include social media manager or marketing, content producer, content photographer, podcast or radio worker, branding and content creator. You will learn about these progression routes through a combination of classwork, lecturers who also work in industry, guest lecturers, work experience and group projects.

The ideal students for this course are those who are enthusiastic, creative, engaged and great team players. The course will give you the skills and opportunities to excel.

The qualification required for this course is 4 GCSE grade 4 or above. 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.

Course Highlights:

  • Live briefs for work experience
  • Studio photography
  • Podcasting
  • TV studio
  • Live event in the second year 
  • Branding and design
  • Trips
  • No exams, all coursework based

Course highlights

  • Guest freelance speakers
  • Trips/ events
  • Promote diversity/ ethics

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