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Access to Higher Education: Media and Digital Technologies - Full-time

Access Media

Course outline

With the world of media and digital technology continuing to expand into exciting new areas, this is a fantastic course for those who want to pursue their talents in this field further at university.

You’ll learn a whole range of media and digital technologies and their application in the workplace, including:

  • Digital photography
  • Graphics
  • Journalism
  • Video production
  • Writing and editing for TV and film

You can expect work experience opportunities and lots of practical training combined with both practical and written assignment

At the end of the year you’ll have the opportunity to exhibit your work to the public at one of our end of year showcases.

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Location Date

Location:

The Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1NG

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C000302 / Q001830

Qualification

CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

As the majority of our Access students are returning to learning as adults, we consider a range of experience when accepting students onto an Access programme. All students will be assessed to see what level they are learning at, particularly the level of English and maths skills, as these will be key to success whilst on a programme at Nottingham College. Your experience and level of study will be assessed at interview and this will determine your offer of a place at College.

The standard entry requirements for a level 3 programme at the College is:

  • 5 GCSEs at Grade A* to C/9 to 4, including English Language and Maths; or
  • A relevant Level 2 vocational qualification plus English Language and Maths at GCSE Grade A* to C/9 to 4 however relevant work experience will be considered as a substitute for a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification

Level 2 Functional Skills Maths may be used as an equivalent for GCSE Maths. If you have GCSE Maths and Functional Skills Level 2 in English you may undertake an initial assessment to determine your level of English.

It is not possible to study both GCSE English and Maths on this course.

Teaching & assessment

Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. This may include an extended essay, timed assessments under controlled conditions and report writing.

Progression

Choose to follow with degree-level study in:

  • Journalism
  • TV and film
  • Photography
  • Broadcasting
  • Web design and development
  • Digital media design

or another creative media subject area

Additional information

If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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