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This is a September 2021 course.

*subject to validation

If you wish to study this course full-time you must apply through UCAS. UCAS Code: D3T4. Institution code Y70.

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The HND in Creative Media Production (Film) is a direct progression from the HNC in Creative Media Production (Film).

This level 5 qualification will greatly develop your skills in filmography, providing you with both the technical, practical elements and the theoretical knowledge required to meet the professional standards expected for a successful career in the global film industry.

Our Approach

This one-year programme will enable you to analyse, discuss and evaluate the theoretical elements whilst participating in practical workshops. You will learn and apply storytelling techniques, framing and the application of sound and light to film and digital media.

You will be assessed using a variety of techniques, including lectures, seminars, screenings, reflective critiques, independent study and group research activities. An emphasis on real -world vocational practices and assessment briefs rests at the core of our teaching and learning within this HND.

Course Themes

  • Social Media
  • Advanced film production studies
  • Specialist journalism
  • Post production film and sound
  • Collaborative project

Did You Know?

This is a brand new course for 2020, be one of the first to obtain this specialist qualification.

Skills You Will Learn

  • Time management
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Scheduling
  • Team work and collaboration
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Working to a brief
  • Reflective and evaluation skills
  • Initiative

Career Progression

  • Camera Operator
  • Film/video Editor
  • Location Manager
  • Runner
  • Sound Technician
  • Programme Researcher
  • Lighting Technician
  • Production Coordinator

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a HNC or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject.


Full time: £7200 (pro-rata for part-time)

How to Apply

You need to apply for this course through the UCAS website.

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