MCAST Advanced Diploma in Creative Media Production
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|MQF Level||Level 4|
|Duration||2 years full-time|
|Entry Requirements||MCAST-BTEC Diploma in Art and Design
MCAST Diploma in Media or 4 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes Compulsory: Art or English Language or Music Studies
|Other Entry Requirements||Interview|
|Course Description||This diploma opens up a range of pathways leading to careers within various media sectors. After the successful completion of this course, students may choose to work in video production, television, sound, interactive media and sectors of the film industry.
This programme gives learners a broad introduction to the various aspects of audio-visual production. It provides students with a solid foundation in the underlying theories, while also covering practical areas in camera and audio techniques and video editing. Knowledge and technical competences are linked through a number of assignment briefs, which give students the opportunity to apply theories learnt to practical audio-visual production work. Throughout this course, students learn to work within teams, taking up different roles in a number of audio-visual productions.
|Study/Course Delivery||This programme is delivered over a series of practical workshops and theoretical lectures. Learners are often required to work in teams for the completion of their projects and assignments, which are generally based on real life cases. Media students have the opportunity to use the latest industry-standard camera and editing technology.|
|Assessment||Media students are assessed on their knowledge and practical learning skills in media studies. Learners are assessed against set criteria provided in a number of assignment briefs, for which they have to present evidence to support the achievement of key competences.|
|Programme Learning Outcomes||1. Show a broad understanding of the television and film industries
2. Use industry standard equipment and digital applications
3. Produce audio-visual work according to set briefs
4. Evaluate own and others’ audio-visual productions.
|Core Study Units||
|Progress After Completion||Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Media Production
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Photography