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HND Creative Media Production (Sound Media)

The HND Creative Media Production (Sound Media) course offers students a project-based learning experience with a key focus on practical assignments.

The course is structured around industry focused assignments and has a mixture of both team-based projects and solo projects with the end goal of creating an exciting and rich portfolio to take to professional interviews upon graduation.

The course offers the opportunity to collaborate with other students across the Creative Media Production department in the University Centre meaning that students can work together with Visual Effects, Games Development and Motion Graphics students on group projects to simulate an industry focused pipeline.

Course Information

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    Level 4 Units

    Individual Project

    Creative Media Industries

    Professional Practice

    Audio Practices

    Audio Studies

    Scriptwriting for Sound

    Radio Production

    Audio Technologies

    Level 5 Units

    Collaborative Project

    Personal Professional Development

    Advanced Sound Media Studies

    Radio Management

    Sound for Media Products

    Multi Audio and Studio Live Production

    Podcast Production

    Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

    The primary way of delivering this course is on campus.

    On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, small group seminars, workshops and one to one discussion with your tutor.

    Students will receive between 12 hours and 16 hours of teaching time per week throughout this course, depending on the modules being taken. Additional one-to-one meetings with tutors will provide further support.

    64 UCAS points or equivalent experience (based upon review of portfolio).

    We are committed to creating educational opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds and situations. If you have been out of formal education for some time, and/or you do not have the qualifications stated, we might still be able to consider your application and offer you a range of support. We are here to help. Please get in touch to find out more.

    This course is particularly relevant to people already working in or looking to develop a career within the Creative media industries specifically around sound although skills taught across your time on the course can be transferred across a range of industries.

    If you wish to continue studying beyond this course, it will provide you with a strong academic basis to do so. Course progression routes could include a BA Hons in Sound and Music for Media, BA Hons Sound Arts, BA Hons Sound and Music Production.


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    Course Fees

    Your Tuition fees cover the majority of costs associated with your programme (including registration, tuition and assessment.)

    There may be some extra costs that you might need to make or choose to pay for example:

    - Books (you’ll have access to books from your module reading lists in the HE library, but you may want to buy your own copies
    - Printing and photocopying)
    - Trips and enhancement opportunities

    If your programme includes a work placement, you may be required to pay for a Basic or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.


    For more information about our course fees and available financial support, visit our Higher Education Fees and Finance section

    Information for EU Students

    From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

    Visit our International pages for more information and contact details