Location: Richmond Business School
Price: £1500.00 (£0.00 concessionary fee, £3950.00 non-EU)
Start Date: 16/01/2013
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Weekdays/Time: Wed, Thu (09:30 to 17:00), Fri (09:30 to 16:30)
Number of Weeks: 24
Tutor Approval Required? Yes – You will be required to show evidence of relevant skills either by bringing your certificates or doing an initial assessment task. You will also need a successful interview with the tutor before you are accepted on to the course. Please complete the expression of interest form (or our alternative form for learners aged 16-18) and e-mail this to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information or enquiries please contact 020 8843 7921.
The Access to Multimedia course is a full-time Level 3 programme for students who wish to develop the skills and foundation to progress onto a University or Higher Education institution course in the exciting field of Multimedia. Students in the past have successfully gone on to study on degrees in Creative Media Technologies, Illustration, 2D and 3D Animation, Digital Media, Games Design and Development, Video and Film Production, Media Production, , Graphic Design and Communications The course is taught in a purpose-built Multimedia suite where we use professional-standard software and multimedia hardware and the latest Intel I-Macs.
On successful completion of the course, you will receive an Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 60 credits and have gained a broad exposure to a range of contemporary multimedia technologies.
Computer literacy and good keyboard skills are essential. You should have a GCSE grade C or above in both English and Maths gained within the last five years or other appropriate L2 qualification, and you will be interviewed to assess whether the course is appropriate for you. You may be asked to submit some work which will be assessed to gauge your suitability for the course.
This is an intensive and rigorous 36 weeks(24 weeks if Jan start) of study designed to prepare you for a university degree course, so it is essential that you have a mature attitude to time management and are not afraid of hard work. It is advisable to have at least 12 hours free outside the course that you can devote to coursework.
Access courses are designed for 18 plus learners.
Your course will cover:
• Website Authoring and Development
• Website Graphics
• Digital Imaging
• Desktop Publishing
• 3D Modelling and Animation
• 2D Vector Animation
• Video Production and Editing
• Research Project
• Building a Portfolio
• Study Skills: essay writing, research skills, improving your web and ICT skills, working as a team, applying for UCAS/job.
Technical skills and technologies developed on the course include:
Adobe CS6: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash , InDesign, Illustrator
Final Cut Pro
3D Studio Max
The course combines practical exercises and theory so you must be prepared to produce a substantial amount of both written and practical work to a series of deadlines.
You will learn through practical demonstration, formal instruction and individual tuition, but above all through hard work and practice. A tutorial system helps you with your work and planning. You will also build a creative portfolio to take with you to your next institution.
This course comprises 19 units. Assessment for each unit will be through in-class observation of practical work, and submission of written coursework. Each unit achieved will be graded Pass, Merit or Distinction.
If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email email@example.com You can also make an appointment for further information or tutor approval on our Information Days: Info Days If you would like general information about the college, for example, fees & finance, funding, term dates or opening times please email firstname.lastname@example.org or drop in to our main reception area at either site.
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Coursework folder with pockets for handouts etc. Pen and paper, notebook and memory stick
Regular attendance (minimum 90%) is needed to ensure that you are able to cover all of the course content and assessment successfully. If you miss four or more sessions without notifying the college you will automatically be withdrawn from the course.
You can progress to Higher Education courses in Multimedia, Digital Graphics, TV and Broadcasting or related fields at university level, or to a career in multimedia. You could also move on to a Foundation degree in IT for E-Business at RACC. (Multimedia/Web Specialist).
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How much homework will I need to do outside of class?
You will need plenty of time outside the course to keep up to date with your coursework. At least an extra free day per week is recommended.
What will happen if I miss a class?
If you miss classes your coursework will suffer significantly and you may find it difficult to catch up. If you miss four consecutive classes without notifying RACC you will automatically be withdrawn from the course.
When will the exams take place?
There are no exams. You will be continuously assessed based on your in-class and submitted work, and your marked work will be externally verified by OCN towards the end of the course.
Do I need any special equipment?
A min 4GB memory stick to save your work is essential. It is useful to have access both to the internet and to the relevant software outside the class so that you can practise what you have learned in class.
Is there any tutorial support?
A tutorial system helps you with your work and planning.
You can enrol online, over the phone or in person at either site
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