TV, Film and Radio UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma - City of Wolverhampton College

TV, Film and Radio UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

TV, Film and Radio UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

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TV, Film and Radio UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma

Want to work in the TV, film or media industry? We have the course to start you on the first steps to your media career. Our University of Arts London Awarding Body (UAL) Level 3 Diploma in TV, film and radio will teach you the practical skills and media knowledge that will allow you to thrive in the media industries and be highly employable in the modern media workplace.

The media industry today is changing at rates faster than ever before and our UAL Level 3 Creative Media Production course focuses on ensuring you are prepared for an industry that requires multi-talented people by training you in a range of media disciplines.

You will begin your first year of study on the diploma and then once successfully completed you will progress to your second year on the extended diploma, which is equivalent to three A Levels.

This is a practical, work-related course and you will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you have chosen, you will develop the skills you need to start your career. You will work in all studio programme production roles and learn location shooting, editing and pre-production management. Some aspects of the course will look at understanding programme content and style, genre, mass communication, representations, audiences and institutions. Close attention is paid to current affairs, documentary drama, advertising and commercial video.

Our creative arts courses have been named the best in the country and earned the college a prestigious national award. We have been named Training Provider of the Year at the Creative and Cultural Skills Awards 2019! Our creative arts department is forward thinking, innovative, committed and that's why we have been nationally recognised.

Awarded Arts Mark Gold status by Arts Council England for our excellent courses and links with employers we pride ourselves on producing work-ready students equipped with the skills and knowledge to be a success in the industry.

The course is accredited by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body (UAL). City of Wolverhampton College is the only college in the Black Country, and one of only a few in the Midlands, to be accredited and offer qualifications from University of Arts London. UAL is a specialist awarding body offering up-to-date qualifications in the creative industries. It is owned by, and based within, University of the Arts London.

To access this course you are required to: 

  • Have five or more GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above
  • Attend an interview and provide a portfolio of relevant work to demonstrate your suitability for the course

During this course you will study:

  • Studio-based production
  • Documentary production
  • Short film production
  • Radio production
  • Media theory
  • Film and TV studies
  • Journalism

By studying this course you will:

  • Be part of a programme of study that has excellent pass rates
  • Be taught by our enthusiastic, experienced and talented media lecturing team
  • Learn in a purpose built TV studio Work in a dedicated editing suite running industry standard software packages
  • Use a wide range of cameras and studio equipment
  • Understand how all of the skills you are learning can be applied in the industry
  • Improve your knowledge of what media industry opportunities are available
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills
  • Improve your employability skills 

The course is project/assignment based and assessment is continuous throughout the year both in lessons, set work and through observations.The course will culminate in a final project which will be marked as pass, merit or distinction. 

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Progress to the Foundation Degree in Commercial Video
  • Apply to university
  • Pursue a career as an animator, director, producer, audio recordist, boom operator, broadcast engineer, camera operator, consulting producer, digital imaging technician, editor, lighting technical director, marketing executive, musical arranger, producer, reporter, researcher, runner, scripts supervisor, sound engineer, stage manager, storyboard artist, technical director or web designer

 

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