Higher National Diploma Creative Media Production
||2 years full-time|
||Oxford & Cherwell Valley College (Banbury campus)|
|Year of entry:
||£5,000 per year full-time|
||£6,630 per year full-time|
Why choose this programme
We are excited to be introducing this new programme to our highly successful portfolio of media courses within the college. The HND in Creative Media Production has been designed specifically to meet the competitive and challenging market that our students find themselves in when graduating.
Our long established tradition of providing media education has a national reputation and we consider the new HND students to benefit from this. Our industry partners, collaborators, practitioners and lecturers all work hard to place our students firmly in real working environments. Sourcing exciting and innovative client briefs is key to our delivery and our students will work on these assignments in order to develop a broad showcase that demonstrates talent and enterprise.
We will provide an educational foundation for a range of creative, technical and management careers in Media; will ensure our delivery is geared towards current practice using industry standard equipment; include a broad range of activities that encourage synergy with different media products; provide excellent academic underpinning skills for creative thinking and enable students to be employment ready by working on key projects that seek to make an immediate contribution to employment.
Summary of Programme
This programme will provide the opportunity of combining the process of media production and the professional working environment. Skills on the programme will focus predominantly on you as a creator and producer, as well as ensuring you have the opportunity to experience an experimental approach to your work. Through various encounters, a broad perspective of the industry in the community will be achieved.
Please note that as programmes are reviewed regularly, the unit list may vary from that shown here
Year 1 (Level 4)
Television Studio Production
Practical Skills for Moving Image Production
Promotional Video Production
Advertising Production for TV
Year 2 (Level 5)
Radio Drama Production
Work Related Experience
TV News Production
The units are delivered through a variety of techniques to suit all different learning styles. The class work includes; group work, pair activities, investigations, discussions, experiments and note taking.
The assessment you undergo could be formative or summative:
Formative - Designed to provide you with feedback on your progress and inform you of your ongoing development. Formative assessments, such as in class exercises, tests, activities, do not form part of your grade.
Summative - Designed to provide a measure of your achievement in respect of your performance in relation to the intended learning outcomes of your programme of study.
At each level of study you will be asked to participate in formative and summative assessment procedures which require you to consider and grade your own work against the agreed assessment criteria. This allows you to reflect upon your own practice, with tutors, and to take responsibility for acknowledging areas of strength and areas for development in your work.
Learning activities include lectures, workshops and practical sessions, located in the TV studio and Creative Arts Centre. It is envisaged that you will work on location and with industry professionals in order to fully appreciate work related experience
A strong emphasis is placed on working and learning with others and you are regularly set tasks to complete in partnership with other students. There is also a significant emphasis on you being able to work independently and take responsibility for your own learning during your time on the HND.
120 UCAS Points based on a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent:
Offers are made on the outcome of an interview/portfolio process; we also welcome students returning to education and international students.
We also support Widening Participation and encourage applicants with non-standard qualifications.
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate that their level of English is acceptable, by achieving a score in a recognised test such as:
What you can progress to / Career prospects
The Creative Media Production HND prepares students for employment in the Creative Industries.
This HND has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and experience required for entry into the industry so that on successful completion students can progress directly into employment.
Alternatively, upon successful completion of the HND, students may wish to upgrade their qualification to a BA (Hons) by entering the 2nd or final year of a related programme at another institution.
How to apply
Full-time applicants should apply via UCAS. Please visit www.ucas.ac.uk
UCAS code: 013P
Institutional code: O25
For more information please call 01865 550550
Home/EU Fee: £5,000 per year full time
International Fee: £6,630 per year full time
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