Media & Communication Higher National Diploma
The Higher National Diploma Media and Communication course offers an inspiring introduction to the production, theoretical and professional aspects of media, this course gives you a solid grounding to progress your studies or move into employment in the media and communication industries.
Your studies cover key aspects of radio, moving image and journalism. You will explore broadcast journalism, photojournalism, radio production and radio drama, as well as short film and television studio production. The course, also, covers the crucial research and academic techniques you need to effectively source, collate and analyse information.
A placement allows you to absorb the day-to-day realities of a media production business and you get to focus on your future employment in a career development workshop. You, also, benefit from the experience, close support and encouragement of expert staff.
Year 1 modules
• Career Development
• Contextual Studies
• Practical Skills Journalism
• Practical Skills Moving Image
• Practical Skills Radio
• Radio Drama
• Research Techniques
• Television Production
Year 2 modules:
• Advertisement Production
• Convergent Journalism
• Fiction Production
• Project Design
• Radio Documentary
• Special Subject Investigation
• Work Experience
As a student on this course, you share all the facilities, contacts and advantages of a Birmingham City University student, and feel part of a dynamic, creative and enquiring media production community.
The tuition fee for academic year 2020-21 is £5,500.
The Year 1 and Year 2 tuition fee for academic year 2021-22 are to be confirmed. Please be aware that we intend to increase tuition fees in subsequent years using the Retail Price Index (RPI-X).