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Media, Music & Sound Production

Film and Media NPA (SCP)

Campus Milton Road Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Duration 39 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is for S5 and S6 pupils who are still at school.

This course is aimed at S5 and S6 pupils who have an interest in working in the Creative Industries and wish to gain experience and qualifications in this area while still at school.  The NPA in Film and Media will give you an insight into working in areas such as film, publishing, TV, radio and the visual arts. The course is made up of a mixture of practical and theoretical units. You’ll have fun, learn new skills, explore different creative media and meet and work with other like-minded young people. The qualification will support applications to college or university courses in related subjects.

What you will learn

  • Technical Skills for Media
  • Content Development for Media
  • Film and the Film Industry: An Introduction
  • Creative Industries Skills Development
  • Storytelling for the Creative Industries
  • Creative Project

How the course is assessed

  • Project work, practical exercises, some written and oral assessments, no exams

Number of days per week

  • 2 afternoons Tuesday and Thursday 1:30 - 4 pm

Entry requirements

  • Two relevant National 5 Qualifications
  • Students will be expected to demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English
  •  Applicants should be able to demonstrate a keen interest in and knowledge or experience of the film and media industries

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • Applicants will be required to attend course induction sessions. You will be notified in advance of the details

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • HNC in Creative Industries
  • HNC Media and Communications

Career options

  • Entry-level positions in film, tv, radio, and other media, for example, production runner

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Part time 20/08/24 39 Weeks

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