Course Brief

In this unit, students will explore both the creative industries and the specific areas of creative media production. By developing a broad contextual understanding of the industry, business practices, and specific skills, students will be able to situate their own work and skills within the specific industries and the wider sector.
Topics covered in the unit include: the creative industry sector, creative media production fields, sector economics, company types, roles within creative media production, relationships between creative media production companies and roles, the history of the industry, planning for the future.

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Learning Outcomes
By the end of this unit students will be able to:
1. Discuss the relationship between creative media production and the creative
industries, based on historic and contemporary precedents
2. Explain the different forms of company and employment within the creative
3. Evaluate the roles and relationships within a specific area of creative media
4. Analyse factors that may affect the future development of a specific area of
creative media production.

  • BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) in Creative Media Production

    Employment Focused; Affordable; Globally Recognized Qualifications in Creative Media Production.

    Build and validate your interest, knowledge and skill with the Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production at SBCS. This internationally recognized, practical qualification prepares students for employment in the media sector, in areas such as Radio, Television, Film, Journalism, and Multimedia. Not just focused on the technical side of things, it also covers the business aspects of Corporate Communications and Freelance employment.

    Click to learn more about what is an HND.  

    The programme comprises of 15 units where you can learn and practise a variety of techniques to develop a substantial portfolio of work. This programme also sets the foundation for an exciting career in the creative industries. 

    Graduates of this Level 5 Higher National Diploma will be accepted onto to the final year of our BA (Hons) Mass Communications.