This exciting new course aims to meet the needs of contemporary media creators.
There is an emphasis on employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.
Programme content is designed to be appropriate for entry to or progression within the creative sector and to enable progress to higher study at Level 5 on our Higher National Diploma (HND) and Level 6 BA (Hons) top-up degree pathways.
HNC core modules include:
- Individual Project (Pearson-set)
- Creative Media Industry
- Professional Practice
Specialist mandatory units:
- Audio Practices
- Audio Studies
- Scriptwriting for Sound
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Start: 1st February 2021
Fees / reductions:
Tuition fee: £8,250
The tuition fee is per year.
Various bursaries are available for some Higher Education courses.
Course code: CMS1
BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Creative Media Production (Sound Media)
You’ll need a minimum of 48 UCAS points from:
Other combinations of qualifications and experience will also be considered, as will Level 3 qualifications not currently listed on the UCAS tariff. For creative courses you would usually need a qualification in a relevant subject area.
We would expect students to be working at (or to demonstrate competency at) Level 2 or above in English/literacy and maths/numeracy.
Mature applicants with relevant professional experience and/or qualifications are welcome to apply.
A combination of traditional and innovative assessment methods are utilised such as:
There are no examinations.
From the HNC, you can progress to the Level 5 HND in Creative Media Production (subject to validation), and then our BA (Hons) Digital Media Design top-up degree (awarded by Nottingham Trent University) or similar.
Media and digital creative graduates are very much in demand in the creative arts and associated industries, such as marketing, publishing, branding, web design, sound and visual media, retail merchandising, design agencies and community arts organisations.
Nottingham College has the highest student satisfaction rates of colleges in the East Midlands- 2018/19 National Student Survey