• FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyBTEC

Overview

Film & Media Production route-
This course will provide you with a solid understanding of the media sector and offers a wide range of practical skills workshops to reflect the range of employment opportunities available in and around the media industry. Our practical course allows you to develop technical skills within the Film and Media sector for the first part of the year; students will then apply those skills to a project of their choice.

Technical skills will include filming, photography, editing and sound plus the opportunity to learn Visual Effects for the TV and film industry.

Alongside this you will be taught creative project management, planning and pitching your ideas which are vital transferable skills in a wide range of careers.

This course is designed for students who enjoy practical assessments and working on their own creative ideas.


Journalism with Film route-
This course will provide you with a solid understanding of journalism and offers a wide range of practical skills workshops to reflect the range of employment opportunities available in and around the industry. Our course allows you to develop practical and technical skills within the Journalism sector for the first part of the year; students will then apply those skills to a project of their choice.

Skills will include writing for print, narrative and storytelling and persuasive writing. You will also learn filming, photography and editing which are vital technical skills for jobs such as Journalists, News and Sport Reporters and Vloggers.


Alongside this you will be taught creative project management, planning and pitching your ideas which are vital transferable skills in a wide range of careers.

This course is designed for students who enjoy practical assessments and working on their own creative ideas.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Entry requirements

Internal progression from a Level 2 Creative Media qualification or you must have achieved four GCSEs at grade 4/5 (C) or above which should include English or maths.

University Opportunities
Past students have progressed to study degrees in media, graphic design, marketing, audiovisual technology, education film studies, film making, sound and music technology,  media and communication, photography, film and television studies and journalism.

Career opportunities
Career opportunities include teaching, media production, journalism, graphic design, photography, audio-visual, broadcasting equipment operations, arts producing, directing, filmmaking, videography and editing.

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Media students will benefit from Middlesbrough College's great facilities and high quality equipment and materials. This includes a large Apple iMac suite and creative media workshops. 

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Additional Information

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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