HNC CREATIVE MEDIA PRODUCTION (FILM AND TV)

Overview

Are you passionate about film? Have you always wanted to know about the creative process of filmmaking? This one-year Level 4 qualification in Film and Television is an advanced, technical qualification co-developed with London South Bank University (LSBU) and employers, delivered in a supportive Technical College environment with contemporary facilities.

Gaining this industry-led qualification will not only provide you with a direct route to Higher Education, including direct entry to the second year of some of London South Bank University’s Bachelor’s degrees, it also will further your understanding of the practical and theoretical elements and specialist practices of film, television, editing and cinematography needed to fast-track your entry into the exciting and fast-moving world of film and television and its related industries.

The course emphasis is on developing a comprehensive understanding of sophisticated digital technologies within film and television and applying your newly acquired knowledge and skills by working on live briefs from employers, giving you first-hand industry experience. You will also undertake industry related enrichment visits such as to postproduction houses, film and TV sets and tours to enhance your learning experience.

Through immersive, project-based working, you will gain professional-level competencies in a range of key areas within film and TV. You will be using industry standard equipment and software in NEW facilities and will have the chance to develop specialisms to further your chosen career or study path. When undertaking practical assessments, you will be supported by industry-professional lecturers to perform to an industry standard, either working within a team or on your own, using your own initiative to research required topics.

It does not matter if you have had no experience studying film and television previously as this course will provide you with the all the knowledge to prepare you to work or study at a media industry standard. Students will be able to access some of London South Bank University’s specialist facilities and benefit from the expertise of the University lecturers via master classes and other activities, whilst studying in small groups in a supportive College environment.

Please note: this course is subject to final awarding body approval and validation. Please apply as normal. For more information contact Lambeth College.

Why study Creative Media Production?

You can study this course at the new London South Bank Technical college (LSBTC) in Nine Elms, London’s buzzing Zone 1.
This course is designed in partnership with industries in London and your degree will be awarded by London South Bank University.
You will be taught in a realistic work environment with access to industry-driven studios. It is hands-on learning, where other students become your co-workers on team-based projects
On successful completion of the course, you can gain direct entry on the BSc (Hons) XX degree at London South Bank University.
Mode Duration Start date Application code Application method
ModeFull-time Duration1 year Start dateSeptember Application code5816 Application method Direct to LSBU
ModePart-time Duration2 years Start dateSeptember Application code5817 Application method Direct to LSBU

Location

London South Bank University student union is located at 103 Borough Rd, London SE1 0AA.

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Walk or bicycle

The University is in easy walking distance of underground and leading overground stations. We are only 20 minutes away from the Thames. We encourage walking and cycling and have bicycle racks on campus. Please check the Transport for London cycling website for London cycling maps and route planners.

By bus

LSBU is very well connected, and a large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London.

By train or tube

The Bakerloo and Northern lines stop at Elephant & Castle underground station, which is right next to campus. The closest rail stations are Elephant & Castle, London Waterloo and London Bridge. To plan your train journey, visit the National Rail website.

By car

London South Bank University does not provide public parking space. There is a limited amount of parking in the area, so we strongly advise using public transport.

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Entry Level Requirements

5 GCSE qualifications at grade A*-C or 9-4 (to include Maths and English)

or

A-Levels plus GCSE Maths and English

or

Relevant Level 3 vocational qualification in a creative industry discipline

or

Relevant Access to Higher Education qualification in a creative industry discipline

All students who are non-native English speakers and who have not undertaken their final two years of schooling in English, must demonstrate capability in English at a standard equivalent to IELTS 5.5; Reading and Writing must be at 5.5 or equivalent.

Course status

United Kingdom

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Tuition fees for home students

International

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Tuition fees for international students

Tuition fees are subject to annual inflationary increases. Find out more about tuition fees

  • Part-time

    part-time

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (PT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5817 Session code: 1PX00
    Total course fee:
    UK: £7500.00
    International: £0.00

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (PT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5817 Session code: 1PX01
    Total course fee:
    UK: £7500.00
    International: £0.00

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (PT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5817 Session code: 1PX02
    Total course fee:
    UK: £7500.00
    International: £0.00

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (PT) - Year 2

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5817 Session code: 2PX00
    Total course fee:
    UK: £7500.00
    International: £0.00

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (PT) - Year 2

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5817 Session code: 2PX01
    Total course fee:
    UK: £7500.00
    International: £0.00

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (PT) - Year 2

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5817 Session code: 2PX02
    Total course fee:
    UK: £7500.00
    International: £0.00
  • Full-time

    full-time

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (FT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5816 Session code: 1FX00

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (FT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5816 Session code: 1FX01

    Pearson BTEC Level 4 HNC in Creative Media Production (LSB Technical College) (FT) - Year 1

    The fee shown is for entry 2023/24
    UK fee: £ International fee: £
    AOS/LSBU code: 5816 Session code: 1FX02

The international fee for this course shows as "£0" because this course is not open to international students.

International students

International (non Home) applicants should follow our international how to apply guide.

Home/EU applicants

Mode Duration Start date Application code Application method
Mode Full-time Duration 1 year Start date September Application code 5816 Application method Direct to LSBU
Mode Part-time Duration 2 years Start date September Application code 5817 Application method Direct to LSBU

You will study a range of units including:

· Professional Practice in film and television industries

· Editing for Film and Television

· Cinematography

· Storyboarding

· Creative project delivery

Facilities

Careers

This course could lead to direct employment in a variety of creative industry roles, including entry into a career in Television, Film, Video Editing, Television Content Production, Audio Production, Marketing and PR.

After successfully passing the Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Media Production (Film and TV), you may wish to progress to Higher Education, including the opportunity to progress straight to year 2 of either London South Bank University’s Film & TV degree or its Media Production degree.

Teaching and Assessment

For all modules summative assessment consists of 100% coursework.

Your acquisition of knowledge and understanding will be assessed by project-based tasks, including the practical demonstration of skills and presenting research in reports and presentations.

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Tel: 0207 815 7500

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