This Foundation Year for the brand-new Digital Content Creation course aims to make you ultra-employable, teaching the most necessary and invaluable skills that modern employees need to survive and thrive in the content industry.
Digital Content Creation 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. The Foundation Year will train you in a variety of skills and media platforms necessary for successful transition to the BA (Hons) course.
To view the Digital Content Creation timetable, click here.
The Digital Content Creation Foundation Year is made up of 5 modules:
- Ideas Generation and Problem-solving for Media
- Major Project (Media)
- Production Skills for Media
- Team Project (Media)
- Theory and Practice in Media
Teaching will take place at the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College and amounts to 13.5 hours per week. To support your development, you will also be expected to undertake 23 hours, per week, of independent study.
Study & ASSESSMENT
To give you a thorough grounding in essential media techniques, and to support your personal development, you will be taught using diverse methods, which include: independent and group studio practice, technical demonstrations, tutorials, group critiques, lectures and seminars.
During the Foundation Year, you will be assessed via a range of means including presentations, practical, creative and technical projects, and written assignments.
Where Courses Become Careers
After successfully completing the Digital Content Creation Foundation Year you will progress onto your chosen undergraduate degree programme at Staffordshire University. Course options include:
- Digital Content Creation
- English Literature and Creative Writing
- Film and Media Production
- Film, Television and Radio
- Games Cultures
- Games PR and Community Management
- Sports Journalism
Successful applicants will typically have 48 UCAS points, made up of Level 3 equivalent qualifications, including A Level and BTEC courses. However, we welcome applications from people with a variety of qualifications, skills and experience. Each application will be assessed on their individual merits.
For more information, and to apply, visit this link and select the City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College option