Creative Media Production (Motion Graphics) HNC

Creative Media Production (Motion Graphics) HNC

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Key Information

Start date:September 2024

Institutional code:O10


Duration:2 years Part Time 1 year Full Time

Course type:Full and Part Time

Fees per year 20/21:Full-time £5,995; Part-time £2,998

Additional costs per year:PC or laptop. Relevant software including Creative Cloud subscription.

Delivery Method:Face-to-face via Lectures, Seminars and Tutorials


HNC Creative Media Production (Motion Graphics)

This course has been developed to meet increased industry demand and provide emerging designers with the range of skills and experience needed to build a successful career.

If you want to make your artwork move, this is the course for you!

Course content year 1 - modules
  • Individual Project (Pearson-set)
  • Creative Media Industry
  • Professional Practice
  • Motion Graphics Practices
  • Visual Effects & Motion Graphics Cultures
  • Typography
  • Storyboarding
Placements and work experience

The course has been developed to meet the needs of industry and the curriculum has been planned to reflect working practices. Contact with employers is a key part of this, including live briefs, industry seminars and conferences.

Students are encouraged to seek placement work to enhance their employability and are supported by a dedicated HE Careers & Graduate Outcomes Officer.

What careers can the course lead to?

Animator, VFX artist, Digital Effects Creator, Motion Graphic Designer, UX Designer

Teaching and assessment methods

Teaching consists of lectures and seminars, workshops and tutorials. These are designed to build autonomous and independent learning facilitating development of academic skills, experiences and techniques.

Live brief and visits enable students to engage with industry and employers while the VLE supports and extends the learning experience. Assessment is through coursework and portfolio building

Facilities particular to the course

Studios are equipped with top of the range industry standard equipment, allowing students to work on super-fast PC’s with RTX graphics cards, double monitor setup and a range of other hardware such as VR equipment, drawing tablets and 4K screens.

Entry Requirements

Entry onto the course will be via a successful interview,
A typical profile for a student who has recently been in education would consist of:

  • GCSE English and Maths grades at C/4 or above, or equivalent Level 2 qualifications
  • a BTEC Level 3 qualification in a related field
  • a GCE Advanced level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject.
  • Other vocationally related level 3 qualifications
  • An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution

Mature students may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector.

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