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Video Content for Social Media

Staffordshire University

UCAS Course code L511


This Staffordshire University FdA Video Content for Social Media (VCSM) is designed to prepare you to embark on a career within the creative and digital industries.

The course has been developed collaboratively by industry practitioners and academics. It takes into account guidance from the Sector Skills Council, Creative Skillset1 and will equip you with the appropriate range of artistic and business and transferable skills needed to succeed in the rapidly evolving media industry today and in the future. Learning on this course extends across a range of genres, roles and media; it is both creative and technical, and is supported by the development of professional knowledge, enterprise, networking and communication skills.

While studying VCSM you will learn the foundations of video content creation from shooting, to edit, through to delivery. You will analyse how people consume their news and info and how the power of social media has increased so much that it can help elect a U.S president! Rather than passively consuming content on social media you will become an active contributor to it instead.

VCSM is taught by a team of lecturers that have an outstanding record of excellence. The team will guide you and provide hands on experience developing technical production skills with lecturers who have worked in the creative industries. You will also learn how to reflect, analyse and investigate using both traditional academic methods but also by using forward thinking, innovative practice using a variety of social media.

This course will provide you with direct links to industry and clients as you work on live and employer endorsed video briefs. Indeed, the entire course is structured to provide you with the core practical and academic skills in addition to transferable employability skills. By the end of this programme you be well-equipped to enter the creative industries as a freelance, multi-skilled content creator.

This is a unique course designed to help you achieve in the evolving world of work and as lecturers and leaders, we want you to innovate and push the envelope. The programme can teach you how to do this in order to realise maximum impact

Award: FDArts
Professional Qualification
2 Years Full Time
Taught in English

Entry requirements

Application through UCAS.

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