Media Production

Introduction

The media industry is fast-paced, dynamic and diverse, offering many exciting career opportunities for individuals with creative and technical talent. With access to outstanding facilities, our courses will give you the skills to flourish as a professional in the broad and highly competitive world of media.

With enormous growth in the digital media industries, training in media production will prepare you for a range of careers or higher level study. Our specialist facilities provide an outstanding environment in which to gain practical experience, while working to professional standards.

We have a team of highly experienced tutors and technicians who bring amazing experience from every corner of the industry. With their dedicated support, you’ll develop your technical skills and become familiar with a range of equipment and technology.

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Full Time Courses

Our full time courses combine practical assessments with academic study, and there is a strong focus on multi-skilling and collaboration with different disciplines. Whatever specialism you focus on, you will develop your skills from beginner to professional, producing a range of creative and technical work and compiling a diverse portfolio summarising your achievements.

You will gain experience in a range of elements including film and animation production, photographic skills, motion graphics, studio procedures, the production process, advertising, managing clients’ briefs and industry specifications.

Our students are continually producing an outstanding quality of work and the high calibre of our training is well-recognised by local employers and universities in the area.

Course Facilities

Our specialist media facilities have recently had massive investment as part of a £16 million campus redevelopment project. Our studios and classrooms contain a vast range of professional equipment including:

  • A large TV studio with green screen capabilities
  • 2 editing suites with over 20 stations and full access to the Adobe Creative Suite and Pro Logic
  • Numerous industry standard cameras ranging from DSLRs, 360 degree cameras and Black Magic 4K cameras
  • An industry-standard recording studio with a full range of professional audio and sound equipment
  • A Virtual Reality testing suite with VR hardware
  • Supplementary practical equipment including lighting rigs, various camera mounts and audio recording technology
  • A professional theatre

Career Options

Courses will prepare you for a range of exciting careers in the industry, in roles including:

  • Film or TV Editor
  • Camera Operator
  • Video Producer
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Post-production and Specials Effects Artist
  • Sound Engineer
  • Studio/Theatre Producer
  • Animator
  • Film Critic
  • Games Designer
  • Music Producer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Media Marketer
  • Photographer
  • Graphic Designer

Your Campus: Bishopsfield Road

Re-developed in September 2015, Fareham’s BRC campus provides an outstanding learning environment for the 2,000 learners based at the main site. With £16 million of investment, Fareham’s students have access to transforming facilities and the latest technologies and curriculum-based equipment to support some of the best technical and professional teaching in Hampshire.

There are plenty of light, bright and inspirational spaces, both inside and out, where you can relax in between lessons, meet with friends, have a bite to eat or get ahead with some private study. As a student at Fareham College, our creative learning environment will provide an excellent route to your future career, university or further training.

Trips & Visits

Inspirational study visits to national media organisations, galleries and exhibitions take place throughout the duration of each course including:

  • Trips to London to visit the British Film Institute, Harry Potter World and the British Board of Film Classification
  • The opportunity to be audience members in live TV productions such as Catchphrase
  • Trips to local universities for collaborative projects

Higher Education

Our Level 5 Higher National Diploma in Creative Media Production offers an affordable, flexible and skills-based route to achieve a higher-level qualification exploring the world of TV and film production. Whether you are already in employment and want to take your career to the next level or would like to train in in a completely new area, our HE courses are available via a range of delivery methods and are accredited by leading professional bodies and universities.

Part Time Study

If you have artistic flair and would like to expand your creative and technical talents, one of our part time courses in Film Making or Adobe’s Creative Cloud could open up a whole new realm of inspiration to develop your skills.