Southern Regional College

BTEC National Diploma in Media Production

Southern Regional College
In Armagh, Newry and Banbridge

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Typology BTEC
Location At 3 venues (Northern Ireland)
Duration 2 Years
Start Different dates available
Description

You can use this qualification as a stepping stone to progress to the HND in Interactive Media (Banbridge Campus), NVQ 4 in Writing for Newspapers (Banbridge Campus) or Degree programmes in Media or Design related studies. This course is suitable for If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you: Four GCSEs grade C and above. First Diploma or Certificate. Intermediate GNVQ. NVQ Level 2. Leaving Certificate

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities (3)
Where and when
Starts Location
Different dates available
Armagh
Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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Banbridge
Castlewellan Road, BT32 4AY, County Down, Northern Ireland
Different dates available
Newry
East/West Buildings, Patrick Street, BT35 8DN, County Down, Northern Ireland
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Armagh
Lonsdale Building, College Hill, BT61 7HN, County Armagh, Northern Ireland
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Starts Different dates available
Location
Banbridge
Castlewellan Road, BT32 4AY, County Down, Northern Ireland
Starts Different dates available
Location
Newry
East/West Buildings, Patrick Street, BT35 8DN, County Down, Northern Ireland
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What you'll learn on the course

Lighting
Design
Film Production
Film Making
Film Analysis
Film Editing
Camera Operation
Writing
Media
Production
Production

Course programme


BTEC NATIONAL DIPLOMA IN MEDIA PRODUCTION

Who is this course for?

If you have achieved any of the following and want to gain a qualification equivalent to three 'A' Levels, then this course is for you:
  • Four GCSEs grade C and above
  • First Diploma or Certificate
  • Intermediate GNVQ
  • NVQ Level 2
  • Leaving Certificate

How long is this course for?
2 years full-time
What will I study?
The BTEC National Diploma in Media Production consists of six core units and twelve other specialist units.

Core units
  • Research Techniques for the Media Industries
  • Pre-Production Techniques for the Media Industries
  • Production Management Project
  • Working to a Brief in the Media Industries
  • Critical Approaches to Media Products
  • Understanding the Media Industries

Specialist Units vary from campus to campus and may include:
  • Film and Video Editing Techniques
  • Games Design
  • Producing Print Media
  • Single Camera Techniques
  • News Production for Radio
  • Animation
  • Working to a Brief in the Media Industries
  • Developing a Small Business in the Media Industries
  • Television and Video Studies
  • Interview Techniques for Media Production
  • Talking Books and Guides
  • Writing and Editing Copy
  • Page Layout and Design
  • Factual Writing for Print
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Digital Graphics for Print
  • Digital Graphics for Interactive Media
  • Digital Communication
  • Photography and Photographic Practice

How will I be assessed?
You will be internally assessed on each unit through various assignments. There are no external examinations.

What can I do after the course?

You can use this qualification as a stepping stone to progress to the HND in Interactive Media (Banbridge Campus), NVQ 4 in Writing for Newspapers (Banbridge Campus) or Degree programmes in Media or Design related studies.

How do I apply?
Complete an application form (available from each campus or in the Admissions section) and return it to the any Campus

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