BRITISH SCHOOL OF MEDIA

Creative Media Production

Objectives

The objectives of the BTEC Higher Nationals in Creative Media Production (BRITISH SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND JOURNALISM) are

as follows:

  •  To equip students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to achieve high performance in the global creative media production.
  •  To provide education and training for a range of careers in creative media production including sound media, visual effects, motion graphics, web & app development, games development, journalism and film & television.
  • To equip students with knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
  • To provide opportunities for students to enter or progress in employment in creative media production, or progress to higher education qualifications.
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop the skills, techniques and personal attributes essential for successful working lives.
  • To support students to understand the local, regional and global context of creative media production and, for those students with a global outlook, to aspire to international career pathways.
  •  To provide students with opportunities to address contemporary issues facing the industry, and society at large, with particular emphasis on sustainability and the environment.
  • To provide opportunities for students to achieve certifications.
  • To offer students the chance of career progression in their chosen field, with particular emphasis on achieving management-level positions, professional recognition and beyond.
  • To allow flexibility of study and to meet local or specialist needs.
  • To offer a balance between employability skills and the knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations.
  • To provide students with opportunities to engage in an industry-recognised apprenticeship scheme that aligns with their employer’s needs and their own career aspirations.
  •  To provide students with the context in which to consider professional ethics and their relation to personal, professional and statutory responsibilities within the industry.

Pathways

Television

Journalism

Roles

  • Video Editor
  • Television Producer
  • Television Scriptwriter
  • Television Studio Operator
  • Television/Radio announcer
  • Digital Journalist
  • Print Journalist
  • Editor
  • Reporter