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HNC Creative Media Production

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Course title

Higher National Certificate in Creative Media Production
120 credits

Campus location

Whittingham Campus and Coombswood Campus

Why study this course?

This programme is aimed at those wanting to work in the creative media sector in industries as varied as film, TV or advertising.

The course provides you with underpinning knowledge of creative media techniques and theoretical frameworks to underpin these.

There is an emphasis on the development of skills, research skills, teamwork and practical skills such as editing, camera work, sound design and directing.

The course prepares students to progress to the Level for Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production, as well as develop practical skills for camera work, editing and directing.

The course includes opportunities for students to undertake work experience in the creative media sector, and build upon understanding of the techniques used in film and video editing.

Length of course

Full Time: one year
Part Time: two years 

Modules include:

All Level 4 modules are worth 15 credits each:

Individual Project 

Creative Media Industry 

Professional Practice 

Film Practices

Film Studies

Editing for Film & Television 

Single Camera Techniques for Television 

Television Studio Production 


Full Time and Part Time available for 2023 entry:

Students attend College two days per week and participate in a range of activities, including lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, group work, presentations, and practical activities.

Students are encouraged to use a range of resources, including books and journals from the Learning Resource Centre on Campus, as well as online learning materials. 

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You will engage in a range of learning and assessment styles and be encouraged to become effective and independent in researching and presenting work. Work based assignments will enable you to engage with your own practice and to share knowledge and expertise with others through activities such as group work and presentations.

Example modes of assessments include: written assignments, presentations, case studies, reflective portfolio entries, reflective journals, seminars, independent studies, self-evaluation/needs analysis, evaluations, literature critiques.

How to apply

Full-time students should apply via UCAS Apply, using the UCAS code: C415

Part-time applicants should apply via the ‘Apply’ link on the Halesowen College website.

If your qualification(s) are not listed, please contact Halesowen College’s Admissions Team for further guidance on 0121 602 7888.

Entry requirements

  • Level 3 Creative Media Production qualification, or similar
  • GCSE English and Maths graded C/4 or above
  • 48 UCAS Tariff points

Mature learners may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

Any other information an applicant would need to know at this initial stage?

Additional costs to consider may include purchasing resources relating to reading research.

Start date

September 2023


September 2023 course timetable to be confirmed


September 2023 course timetable to be confirmed

Course fee

Full Time: £5775

Part time (two years): £2887.5 per year

HE Loan available to eligible applicants.

Should any applicants have questions or queries concerning finance, please contact Admissions for further guidance:

Phone: 0121 602 7607

Or via the live chat facility on the College’s website

Course code

Full Time: C40015

Part Time: C70074A

Study mode

Full Time and Part Time available for 2023 entry

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