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Creative Industries (Media): Level 1 Diploma

Course Summary

The Level 1 Diploma in Creative Industry will help you develop the media skills and techniques that are required in industry. The course has been designed so that you will create cross-disciplinary projects across media that will prepare you to progress onto a Level 2 course.

New Students

4 GCSE’S at Grade 2*. It is not required to have studied media before. 

*The College reserves the right to ask for a school reference if required.

Progressing Students

For progressing student’s a satisfactory reference for attitude, behavior, attendance and punctuality is essential.


You will also be required to submit a 500 word essay on a film review of your choosing, following your interview.

Progression into Level 2 Media.

Please note:

  • Students aged 16 to 18, or those aged 16 to 24 who have a valid EHCP, and are studying Further Education courses are not charged course fees.
  • For more information about financial support, please click here.

You will learn software packages such as Adobe Suite and Logic as well as gaining skills and understanding of DSLR cameras, mixers and synths. The course will allow you to create practical projects and gain skills and knowledge in the media industry. At the end of the course you will create a final major project that will determine your final grade.

Below is a list of units you will study throughout the course:

  • Introduction to Film Making
  • Music Video Trailer
  • Radio Show
  • Promotional Posters
  • DAW techniques
  • Final Major Poject

Work Experience is a part of this course, the hours and dates will be determined by the course tutor. Work experience can be up to a maximum of two weeks on an external placement, you are encouraged to source your own placement with support from the WEX Team and your course tutor. Where external placements are not possible you will be expected to take part in simulated work experience organised by the college.

Disclaimer:

This Nescot College website describes the facilities and courses which the College intends to offer during the academic year commencing Autumn 2024. The web pages are prepared in advance of the academic year to which they relate and every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in these pages is helpful, fair and accurate at the time of printing. However, this information is subject to change over time.

Nescot will take reasonable steps to provide the courses and services as described, however, the College cannot guarantee the provision of any course or facility. Some circumstances, such as staff changes, resource limitations and other factors over which the College has no control, such as industrial action or a change in the law or the level of demand for a particular programme or module (please note that this list is non-exhaustive), may result in the College having to withdraw or change aspects of the programmes, modules and/or student services detailed on the website. This could include, but not necessarily be limited to, programme/module content, staffing, the location where the programme/module is taught or the manner of teaching delivery, and the facilities provided to deliver or support the programme. Where circumstances demand an unavoidable change or where it is necessary for the College to discontinue a programme of study, Nescot will take all reasonable steps to minimise the effect and all proposed changes will be notified to potential applicants who have registered an interest in the relevant programme at the earliest possible opportunity as well as being reflected on the College’s website. In addition, any changes between the website and the proposed course and services will be notified to applicants at the time of making an offer.

All prices quoted may be subject to change and you will be notified of any such change when any offer of a place is made to you by Nescot.

Should you become a student of the College, this notice shall be a term of any contract between you and Nescot. Any offer of a place at the College shall be subject to the student enrolment conditions and the College’s rules and regulations as amended from time to time. A copy of the Nescot’s current terms and conditions can be obtained in writing from Nescot, Quality Office, Reigate Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS.

Last updated – 13/10/2023

Overview

  • Course Code:

    N5788

  • Study type:

    Full Time

  • Award:

    Level 1 Diploma

  • Awarded by:

    AIM

  • Course length:

    One year

  • Start date:

    September 2024
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  • Course Code:

    N5788

  • Study type:

    Full Time

  • Award:

    Level 1 Diploma

  • Awarded by:

    AIM

  • Course length:

    One year

  • Start date:

    September 2024

New Students

4 GCSE’S at Grade 2*. It is not required to have studied media before. 

*The College reserves the right to ask for a school reference if required.

Progressing Students

For progressing student’s a satisfactory reference for attitude, behavior, attendance and punctuality is essential.


You will also be required to submit a 500 word essay on a film review of your choosing, following your interview.

Progression into Level 2 Media.

Please note:

  • Students aged 16 to 18, or those aged 16 to 24 who have a valid EHCP, and are studying Further Education courses are not charged course fees.
  • For more information about financial support, please click here.

You will learn software packages such as Adobe Suite and Logic as well as gaining skills and understanding of DSLR cameras, mixers and synths. The course will allow you to create practical projects and gain skills and knowledge in the media industry. At the end of the course you will create a final major project that will determine your final grade.

Below is a list of units you will study throughout the course:

  • Introduction to Film Making
  • Music Video Trailer
  • Radio Show
  • Promotional Posters
  • DAW techniques
  • Final Major Poject

Work Experience is a part of this course, the hours and dates will be determined by the course tutor. Work experience can be up to a maximum of two weeks on an external placement, you are encouraged to source your own placement with support from the WEX Team and your course tutor. Where external placements are not possible you will be expected to take part in simulated work experience organised by the college.

Disclaimer:

This Nescot College website describes the facilities and courses which the College intends to offer during the academic year commencing Autumn 2024. The web pages are prepared in advance of the academic year to which they relate and every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in these pages is helpful, fair and accurate at the time of printing. However, this information is subject to change over time.

Nescot will take reasonable steps to provide the courses and services as described, however, the College cannot guarantee the provision of any course or facility. Some circumstances, such as staff changes, resource limitations and other factors over which the College has no control, such as industrial action or a change in the law or the level of demand for a particular programme or module (please note that this list is non-exhaustive), may result in the College having to withdraw or change aspects of the programmes, modules and/or student services detailed on the website. This could include, but not necessarily be limited to, programme/module content, staffing, the location where the programme/module is taught or the manner of teaching delivery, and the facilities provided to deliver or support the programme. Where circumstances demand an unavoidable change or where it is necessary for the College to discontinue a programme of study, Nescot will take all reasonable steps to minimise the effect and all proposed changes will be notified to potential applicants who have registered an interest in the relevant programme at the earliest possible opportunity as well as being reflected on the College’s website. In addition, any changes between the website and the proposed course and services will be notified to applicants at the time of making an offer.

All prices quoted may be subject to change and you will be notified of any such change when any offer of a place is made to you by Nescot.

Should you become a student of the College, this notice shall be a term of any contract between you and Nescot. Any offer of a place at the College shall be subject to the student enrolment conditions and the College’s rules and regulations as amended from time to time. A copy of the Nescot’s current terms and conditions can be obtained in writing from Nescot, Quality Office, Reigate Road, Ewell, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 3DS.

Last updated – 13/10/2023

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