|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||1 Year||3||Full-Time||Bede Campus||Full-time Vocational|
What’s it all about?
Do you dream of one day being paid to make films, TV shows, documentaries, commercials or music videos? Do you hope one day to report the latest news and sport? If so, this is the course for you!
You will develop 5 key skills throughout this course: informing ideas, problem solving, technical skills, professional practice and communication. You will develop project management skills and develop your understanding of client and audience needs and expectations.
You’ll need a minimum of four GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language. You must be a creative thinker who has a keen interest in both the practical and analytical aspects of the television and film.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|19+||please enquire||You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits. You will need an SD card 32GB.|
You will be taught through workshop-based sessions that encourage hands on experience of industry standard software and techniques. You will use the latest software and hardware to develop a range of short films and live briefs.
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
Successful completion of this course, along with an appropriate grade and portfolio, will provide access to a wide range of specialist University courses or an apprenticeship.
Why college is different to school
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
Why choose Sunderland College?
94.7% of our students progressed to further study, university or employment
(*Based on 16-18 year olds desination data 2016/17 academic year)
Our achievement rates are well above the national average.
We have the widest range of courses in the region.
We have recently invested £50 million in our facilities.
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