Course Information

Where is the course delivered?

  • Bridgwater campus

Who is the course for?

The course uses a combination of analysis, research, theory and creative work to study examples from TV and film, and popular culture in general, examining their production, form and reception. It would be a good choice for anyone interested in the media and its role in culture and society, and a good start for anyone aspiring to work in the creative industries.

What does the course involve?

  • Video production
  • Television drama
  • Media industries
  • Online media

What makes this course special?

  • Excellent facilities at professional standard
  • Full Creative Suite on Apple Mac computers
  • Bookable professional equipment and open access edit suites
  • Supportive staff working in industry
  • Diverse curriculum
  • Excellent progression routes
  • Residentials and opportunities to work on live briefs within Media Academy

Placements/Work Placements

You have access to Media Academy where you can work on live briefs and with real clients. Many students have taken on additional work experience with the likes of Sky, ITV and the BBC.

Entry Requirements

Minimum of five GCSEs A* to C or 9 to 5 is recommended for A Level study, including Maths and English. 

There are no specific requirements for this subject but you will have to have an interest in all forms of media and in popular culture in general.

What are the assessment methods?

  • Written examination
  • Practical assessment

How long is the course?

Two years

What are the College attendance requirements?

Every week you will spend four and a half hours in taught lessons. You will be assigned work each week that will need to be completed in self-study hours at College or home.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

Additional costs for residential trips, such as our New York residential need to be paid.

What are the progression options?

You will be able to pursue higher education opportunities in media across a range of specialisms at top-flight universities or remain in the region to study the FdA Media Production at University Centre Somerset.

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