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In partnership with Burton and South Derbyshire College, we are offering this Contemporary Creative Practice: Moving Image top up course to give you the expertise to back-up your passions and expertise in the creative industries.
Perfect your skills in planning, producing and editing moving images to take to the creative industries. This top-up course will allow you to turn your existing qualification into a full BA (hons), proving your skills in moving image in media.
You will also learn to perfect your research, communication and teamwork skills which will give you a strong foundation for employment in the media and other industries.
On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: BA (Hons) Contemporary Creative Practice: Moving Image
As a Level 6 student you will learn relevant industry skills and processes, and graduate with a refined and professional portfolio of work. You will work practically through client-led and negotiated briefs that require the recognition and application of professional practice. You will also be aware of professional expectations and be able to develop an independent route towards your individual career or postgraduate goals.
Your tutors will act as facilitators, encouraging discussion and debate on subjects of social and cultural relevance, so that you can identify options and develop effective solutions to meet agreed objectives. Our staff maintain strong links with industry through membership and association with professional organisations, they are practitioners in their field and their aim will be able to assist you in Level 6 to pursue new approaches to your subject as well as develop the transferable and technological skills necessary for you to compete in the changing global environment of contemporary creative practice.
You will study at Burton and South Derbyshire College but receive a qualification from Staffordshire University.
Burton and South Derbyshire College is a great place to learn. There’s a real buzz here; inspiring teachers, engaged learners, fantastic state of the art facilities and career-boosting links with leading businesses.
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With an Ba (Hons) in Contemporary Creative Practice: Moving Image you will develop your expertise for use in your current or a vibrant career in the media.
Your skills will also give you a broad knowledge of the editing and theoretical side of moving image for implementation in the content production side of many modern day businesses.
Teaching approaches can include for example theoretical structure, group work, practical workshops, seminars, tutor-led and self-managed study, research projects, and guest lectures. Each of these will be used on your modules so you get the chance to learn as effectively as possible.
We have carefully designed assessments in order to use the best methods available to assess the integrated approach to theory and practice that you’ll engage in within the content creation discipline. Your coursework, carried out in response to assignments, project briefs or self-initiated proposals, will be presented in forms appropriate to that in the workplace and will require you to work both individually and in teams in generating computing solutions to set problems. To back up your work you will also write reports and deliver presentations. Formative assessment is carried out in tutorial and practical sessions and feedback is usually provided to you orally.
Your course will provide you with opportunities to test your understanding of your subject informally (through formative feedback) before you complete the formal assessments. Each module normally includes practice or 'formative' assessments for which you receive feedback from your tutor.
Practice assessments are developmental and any grades you receive for them do not count towards your module mark but are essential for you to develop academically as a student. There is a formal or 'summative' assessment at the end of each module and the grades from formal assessments count towards your module mark.
You will normally receive feedback on coursework assessments within 20 working days following the date of submission. The feedback you receive will help to focus you to achieve better grades on the next set of modules you study.
For the course starting on 6 September 2021 the tuition fees are:
For the course starting on 30 August 2021 the tuition fees are:
UK and Channel Island students: This tuition fee is agreed subject to UK government policy and parliamentary regulation. If the UK government passes appropriate legislation, the fee for subsequent years of study may increase in each academic year. But this increase will not exceed the rate of inflation as measured by RPIX**. Any change in fees will apply to both new and continuing students. The University will notify students of any change as early as possible. Further information about fee changes would be posted on the University’s website once this becomes available.
**RPIX is a measure of inflation equivalent to all the items in the Retail Price Index (RPI) excluding mortgage interest payments.
As a part-time student studying at one of our partner colleges your fees are fee protected, meaning you will pay the same fee each year for the duration of your course.
If you would like to discuss how this relates to you, contact our Enquiries Team.
Accommodation and living costs are not included in our fees.
For more information on accommodation and living costs, please see: Accommodation
22/01/2021 00:02:15 / Contemporary Creative Practice: Moving Image / Full-time, top-up / 1.0 / 43.0 / UBSD-10216 / Direct link
22/01/2021 00:02:15 / Contemporary Creative Practice: Moving Image / Part-time, top-up / 1.0 / 43.0 / UBSD-10644 / Direct link
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