As a student of Creative Media, you will work on a range of relevant projects that will not only develop your creative and design skills but also provide relevant employment skills. You will learn valuable jobrelated time management skills via simulated working environments. You will be encouraged to consider the delivery of your work whilst also developing a wide range of presentation skills. You will develop your understanding of how different media institutions operate in order to create products that will appeal to specific target audiences. You will learn about the different ownership models within media industries. You will learn how to analyse different media products within the sector in order to understand the fundamentals of how meaning is created for audiences.
When it comes to progression or employment, students will learn about the variety of opportunities available, and the roles and responsibilities of media businesses and organisations within the sector. This will ensure students develop clear ideas about where they might like to take their careers. Many previous students successfully gained places to study a variety of undergraduate degrees. Some went on to further extend their creative practice on foundation arts programmes. Others progressed onto higher apprenticeship programmes in order to train in the workplace. Some students have even chosen to put their newly-developed employability, organisation and team management skills to use in new areas such as joining the Police.
The creative industry is one of the largest in the world. There are over 3 million creative jobs around the country in a wide range of industries including film, TV, visual effects, radio, publishing, marketing, animation, gaming, fashion and more.
Additional Entry Requirements
The course incudes a mix of internal and external examined units.
Opportunities for work related activities
Students will learn about the variety of opportunities available to them, and the roles and responsibilities of media businesses and organisations within the sector. This will make sure students develop clear ideas about where they might like to take their careers and what progression routes they would like to follow.