Digital Media Production Foundation Degree Level 4





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About the course

Do you want to gain professional film-making skills in a creative environment? Based in the heart of Bristol, the FdA in Digital Media Production will teach you to make your own films, using industry standard equipment, and allow you to experiment on new platforms and with new technologies. Over two years you will work on a variety of individual and collaborative projects and be mentored by industry professionals.

This is a modular course focusing on film and video making across different platforms and genres. The programme will enable students to develop a sound knowledge of the developing media industry, combined with the competence to work in a professional environment.  The course has strong links with local industry.

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only.

Entry Requirements

Students usually need one or more of the following

  • 56 UCAS points
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma
  • Related employment and qualifications welcomed
  • Overseas students must have an IELTs level of 6.0 or equivalent
  • You will need to have computer skills and attend an interview with a portfolio of personal creative work.
  • 4 GCSEs grade A*-C or equivalent to include English and Maths (Key Skills qualifications are also welcomed)

UCAS Application Code

Institution name: BCBC
Institution code: B77
Course code: P310
Campus code: C
Short code: FdA/DMP
Application: UCAS
What will I do on this course?

Areas covered may include generating and presenting ideas, script writing, camera skills, lighting skills, sound recording, editing and post production, analytical skills and research & interview techniques.

Modules include:

  • Narrative Techniques
  • Video Recording Techniques
  • Video Post Production Techniques
  • Drama Production
  • Factual Production
  • Concepts and Contexts
  • Advanced Video and Audio Techniques
  • Community Liaison Production
  • Multiplatform Production
  • Individual Project
How to apply

Call: 0117 312 5171 


How Is this course assessed?

Assessments include

  • Coursework
  • Group work
  • Practical
  • Presentations
What could I do next?

Successful completion of the Foundation Degree will allow you to progress to the final year of the BA (Hons) Media Arts degree or the one year top-up BA (Hons) TV Arts degree at the University of Plymouth. Please note there is a deadline for progression application and places may be subject to availability. Progression to other universities may also be possible.  

  • At the end of this course students could be equipped to compete for employment in video, conventional broadcast media or internet production.
  • You could pursue a career in as a video director, producer, camera operator, picture editor or radio producer/presenter.
Additional cost

Please note the course fees printed below are per academic year only.


 You will need an interview for this course 



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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