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Media & Journalism

Introduction to Media Production

 

Course overview

Through a dynamic and exciting learning experience, you create and develop a portfolio of developmental content and learn through doing.

You work across three strands – image capture, video and audio production – providing you with an introduction to content creation for a range of media formats. You acquire basic practical experience of concept generation, production planning and project development alongside the relevant technical skills and essential techniques for media production.

You learn through a combination of live and pre-recorded tutorials, seminars and feedback screening sessions. Weekly tasks are set to complete during independent study. Tutor support is available throughout the specified weekly times.

Summer university

Start date: Starts Friday 9 July, Fridays for four weeks, 9.30am - 4.30pm

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This course is delivered online. Please check the entry requirements tab before making your application to ensure you meet the entry criteria and have all the minimum equipment necessary to take part.

You can study up to 30 credits at Summer University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email summer.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

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Where you study

This course is delivered online.

 

Course details

What you study

- digital storytelling using audio, video and images
- professional practice of shooting video on mobile devices, recording audio and the basic principles of photography
- principles of editing audio, video and images
- articulate and optimise online content so it is shareable and findable.

How you are assessed

You are assessed through the production of a portfolio during class sessions and time outside of scheduled sessions.

Your portfolio is the production of a digital audio or video artefact, showcased on an online platform (tuxtra). Your artefact should be 2 - 3 minutes and demonstrate your ability to record audio or video to a professional standard, write and record a commentary script and upload to the web.

 
 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Minimum hardware and software requirements
- Macbook or desktop PC capable of running Adobe Creative Suite
- Adobe Creative Suite (available to students during the course)
- video and audio capture device (webcam / smart phone).

As this is an online course you need access to a computer and be comfortable learning through an online platform. A strong and stable internet connection is required, and a webcam and microphone to participate in any interactive elements of the course.

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of this course, you should be 16 at the time of enrolment. If you are under 18 at the time of enrolment you must provide a completed parental consent form. You can download the parental consent form and send to summer.university@tees.ac.uk after you submit your application.

 
 

Part-time

2021/22 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Online
  • Start date: Starts Friday 9 July, Fridays for four weeks, 9.30am - 4.30pm

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