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Digital Content Creation (with a Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Staffordshire University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Sixth Form College, Stoke on Trent

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our brand new digital content creation course aims to make you ultra-employable, teaching the most common and invaluable skills that modern employees need to survive and thrive in the content industry. Digital content production covers everything from creative skills, to communications and video production. More importantly, these practical and theoretical skills are utilised in nearly every modern business, meaning that whatever and wherever your future passions lie, you’ll be equipped to contribute as a valuable employee. This course also allows you to tailor your assignments within a variety of specialisms should you wish. This will mean that in your final year of study you can also receive recognition of your specific skills: Podcasting and Broadcasting Journalism Technologies Commercial Campaign Production Digital Image and Sound Digital PR Digital Content Creation This course will teach you to be an all-rounder in the office and studio environment, with modules covering subjects including copywriting, PPC and Google advertising, social media content production and planning and design skills. You will use the most up-to-date Adobe creative software, Google based applications, and social media interfaces, and learn intricate and practical skills that modern businesses crave. What You’ll Do: This course will give you the opportunities to manage content, written, visual and audio, for specific projects and campaigns. You will gain the invaluable technical and practical skills and capabilities to prepare you for content management and content production jobs of the future. In your second year, you will have the choice to focus on a specialist area of digital content production. You have the choice to expand your knowledge in the production of podcasting and broadcasting, writing for a target audience in journalism technologies, managing technical content for digital campaigns, or the art or digital imaging, sound and PR. Some areas of expertise that you will be able to develop and master are podcasting and radio streaming, multi-platform journalism technologies, digital PR and branded media as well as different online visual media. There is an opportunity for you to take up a one-year industrial work placement between your second and third years of study. Our Workplace Learning Support Management team will assist you in securing a placement should you choose to take this opportunity to gain invaluable real-world experience. During the Foundation Year you will gain confidence in relation to your academic skills and learn about the fundamentals of writing and content creation within media context as well as being introduced to some of the key technologies and theories that underpin digital content creation, production and management.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

New industry-standard e-sports and games design facilities at the main Stoke-on-Trent campus and London campus, Digital Institute London.
Guaranteed work placement opportunities with national and international employers.
Innovative teaching is delivered by research-active lecturers in friendly and supportive environments.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 97 6

    54th out of 110 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    106 53%

    74th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    78th

    57
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    124 52%

    67th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%

    8th

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