Specialise in original short and documentary film making, exploring innovative sound, production and post-production techniques in the College’s new and bespoke Media Suite. As part of the NEW Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology, you will have access to the very latest equipment and techniques.

Choose between full-time (2 x 0.5 days per week) and part-time (2 x evenings per week).

An Achievement Bursary of £750 is available for all students on this course.

Course Level:
Level 5
1 Year
Study Time:
Aireville Campus
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Once the College has finalised its proposals for 2021/22 Tuition Fees more information will be published. Any proposals will be in line with the Consumer Price Index and the College’s Fee Policy. Please note Higher National Certificates (HNC) are qualifications in their own right and students progressing from a HNC to a Higher National Diploma are subject to a new fee.


Media is one of the fastest-growing and dynamic industries in the world, globally and locally. There is a demand for expertise in the many different areas within television, film and social media. This course has been carefully constructed to respond to continued demand for highly qualified individuals within a range of media areas.

As part of the Yorkshire & Humber Institute of Technology and the increased investment that this has brought, you will benefit from the investment Craven College has made in computing, cybersecurity and graphics to give you access to a wide range of expertise and allow you to expand your areas of specialism.

Opportunities to take part in external visits to local film studios as well as local and national TV studios eg BBC, will be open to you. You will benefit from a regular guest speaker programme due to our excellent employer links and entry to film competitions.

Fabulous, state of the art NEW facilities include a 4k video wall, graphics tablets, 4K monitors,  high spec i5 PC’s, full Adobe packages installed on all computers, TV Studio with a gallery, soundproof Radio Studio for voice over work, industry-standard camera equipment, sound equipment and mixing desks.

You will be taught using well-integrated practical and theoretical sessions, providing an opportunity for you to experience live briefs from employers, giving you first-hand industry experience or the chance to develop specialisms you would like to develop within your existing workplace.

  • Creative Media Industry
  • Film Practices
  • Film Studies
  • Editing for Film & Television
  • Audio Technologies
  • Single Camera Techniques
  • Individual Project
  • Professional Practice

Entry Requirements

  • 48 UCAS tariff points (formerly 120 UCAS points)
  • English & Maths GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C)
  • Students without necessary qualifications but with relevant work experience are encouraged to apply for an interview

Your choices may include:

  • Production Assistant
  • Production Coordinator
  • Video Production & Design Assistant

Your choices may include:

  • Creative Media Production HND
  • Computing HND
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