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Factual Television/Journalism (Creative Media Production) HND Level 5 FT E3 Campus

Belfast Metropolitan College

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Course options

  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Belfast Metropolitan College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary


In 2018, Belfast Met launched the Belfast Film and TV School based at the college’s e3 campus on Springfield Road. We deliver award winning courses in bespoke Film, Television and Sound studios. With a fully operational TV studio and gallery control room, a range of professional HD location cameras and industry-standard sound equipment, along with an impressive suite of post-production facilities, our future facing campus equips the next generation of film and documentary producers and directors, creative designers and production journalists with the skills required to work in this growing industry.

The course takes a multi-platform approach and you'll produce news, current affairs and other factual content for a range of media platforms while learning the underpinning core knowledge and practical skills required for the production of digital content. You'll study modules including single camera techniques, video editing, sound for media, podcast production, documentary, news and editorial. In addition, you'll work to real deadlines, researching, producing, writing and presenting news and feature stories as part of a team in our TV studio and gallery. We have excellent links with media industry professionals with opportunities for student engagement.

How will I be assessed?

There are no formal exams on the course - internal assessment is part of the continuous overall assessment for the course and are a combination of written work and practical projects based on industry scenarios in multiplatform formats.

Career Prospects

If you’re passionate about communicating with an audience either by film, sound, television, journalism or visual effects and motion graphics, our courses will equip you with the skills to move from ordinary to outstanding. We offer many level three courses to help you progress to the HNDs or university degree programmes. Career prospects include:

• Cinematographer
• Producer
• Director
• Broadcast Journalist
• Videographer
• Production Runner
• Lighting Technician
• TV Presenter/Reporter
• Sound Designer
• Lighting/Render Artist
• 3D Animation and Motion Capture
• Rotoscoping
• Production Assistant
• Camera Operator

Tuition fees

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£ 2,765per year

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

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UCAS Points : 80


University information

Belfast Metropolitan College

  • Campus address

    Belfast Metropolitan College, 7 Queens Road, Belfast, Antrim, BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland

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