You'll be introduced to the University and the technical workshops and facilities available to you. The first stage includes a range of lectures and seminars and practical workshops where you’ll start to explore the relationship between theory and creative practice.
This unit introduces you to a range of research methods and tools appropriate to an advanced level of study in creative disciplines. It also outlines key issues and debates in contemporary visual and material culture.
This unit introduces you to a range of practical digital image making tools: Photography, video, graphics, typography, animation, sound, web design and writing content for online environments. To enable you to understand the visual and written content that the online environment demands.
During this semester you study in-depth the business of media and engage with ideas about contemporary media.
Option 1: The Business of Media: Processes, Models, Law, Regulation
In this unit you will examine the regulatory and intellectual property issues that you will need to engage with as a media professional.
Option 2: Post Production and Platforms AND Industry Based Project
Post Production and Platforms - in this unit you develop advanced editing skills and have introductory workshops to: visual effects, virtual reality, digital animation and data visualisation.
Industry Based Project - This unit offers you the opportunity to work on a real world project set by industry.
You'll undertake a sustained practical project of your own choosing and develop your online professional profile and career plan.
Final Major Project and Professional Practices
You'll research and develop an individual or group project of your choosing for a target audience. You will also create an online professional profile and develop a career plan.
Fee discounts & scholarships
To support all of our current students and our recent UK and EU alumni to progress to the next level of study, we have developed a new range of fee discounts across a range of courses.
This course prepares you for further research or study, or for a wide range of communication and media careers in:
- Television post production
- Media content production
- Corporate communications
- Campaigns and communication in the public and the third sector
- Media enterprise and business start-ups.