Creative Media Production


Level 4
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About the course:

City College wants you to exceed your expectations by delivering outstanding teaching and learning in a state of the art new building.

Whether you are continuing your studies here, returning to education to further your career, or as an employer your looking to up-skill your staff, an HNC/HND offers you a flexible approach.


The Creative Media HNC is a vocational course, delivered using new HD equipment, in the TV studio, editing suite or classroom. The course is designed to impart the practical skills that you will need for a career in the media industry, as opposed to the theory.  


Financially an HNC/HND is a far more cost effective than a degree. Given the high level of attainment set for the qualification, it is also considered that a HNC/HND in Media will enable learners to go straight into employment.

Course Content:

Core units:

Contextual Studies

Media Industries

Research Techniques

Media Project

Production Management


Specialist Units

TV Studio Production

Video editing

Film and Television Documentary

Promotional Video Production

News and Current Affairs for Television


Entry Requirements/Qualifications:

You will normally need to have at least one of the following: 

  • a BTEC National Certificate or Diploma in an appropriate area
  • GCE A Level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject
  • other related Level 3 qualification
  • related work experience
  • More mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid)

Learning Style:

Mainly practical with some written units

Equipment Requirements:

Course Team will discuss at the interview


Learners will work to industry standard briefs. There are no written exams.


As well as progressing to the HND in Creative Media (Moving Image) , the course provides a wide range of transferable skills, such as effective communication, team work, multi-skills and meeting deadlines,, which can be applied to a variety of careers in the media sector.

Students may also undertake further studies at a higher level e.g. Higher National Diploma or Bachelor degree.

Additional Information:

Candidates may be eligible to apply for funding from Student Finance Direct.  Please take the time to read the information outlining what you can apply for - generally Tuition Fees and a Maintenance Grant.  Application are made online use attached link:

Enrolment Instructions:

If you want to apply to study at City College, please complete the online application form and the Information and Advice Team will arrange an interview with the Course Leader.  You can also contact them on 023 80 48 48 48.



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