Module code: FVP2008

Module Overview

This module develops the project management and creative skills to create a 2nd year portfolio.  In addition to using creative skills already learnt during the course, this lmodule will introduce a range of post production skills that will be incorporated into the student’s creative project work 

Module provider

Music and Media

Module Leader

PRATT Susan (Music & Med)

Number of Credits: 15

ECTS Credits: 7.5

Framework: FHEQ Level 5

Module cap (Maximum number of students): N/A

Overall student workload

Workshop Hours: 22

Independent Learning Hours: 106

Lecture Hours: 22

Module Availability

Semester 2

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Video fundamentals A (pre-requisite) Film Production (pre-requisite)

Module content

Indicative content includes:

  • Familiararity with post production compositing, animation and grading software and applicatioin

  • Editing on industry standard software

  • Graphic and stills manipulation

  • Delivering a project brief

  • Copyright

  • Production management

  • Health and Safety

  • Postproduction workflow

  • Foley and sound mixing delivery

  • Delivery formats

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting

Alternative Assessment


Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their creative media skills and combine with their project management skills to deliver professional media products to a given brief. Their journal will show their creative development and their reflection on their practice to encourage future improvement.

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:

  • Coursework 1 – creative media brief 1 and journal

  • Coursework 2 – creative media brief 2 and journal

  • Coursework 3 – creative media brief 3 and journal

Formative assessment

There are no formal formative assessment components for this module, but formative feedback will be given to individual students in tutorials and throughout the practical workshops.


Students receive written feedback on their coursework and verbal feedback on their practical work throughout the module.

Module aims

  • Develop creative media skills to produce professional standard media projects
  • Expand editing and post production skills to produce creative media for professional briefs
  • Advance production planning and management skills to deliver media projects
  • Research and analyse good design practice with regard to successful media projects
  • Use design application and technical skills to complete a 2nd year portfolio of work;

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
001 Further demonstrate skills and knowledge in camera, lighting and data management KCP
002 Demonstrate and further develop their range of techniques, skills and creative applications to design media projects KC
003 Locate and critically evaluate relevant contemporary information and techniques to develop projects KCP
004 Demonstrate project planning methodology, health and safety, resources, scheduling and media asset management considerations KP
005 Deliver a portfolio of work from more than one television or film craft skill P
006 Time management T
007 Person management T
008 Problem solving T

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to: further develop theory and practice in cinematography and post production craft skills. Research and development for the assignments will enhance the student’s camera techniques and Introduce visual effects and post production craft skills

The learning and teaching methods include:

  • One two-hour lecture per week (weeks 1 – 11)

  • Eleven two-hour workshops given by teaching staff and visiting professionals

Indicated Lecture Hours (which may also include seminars, tutorials, workshops and other contact time) are approximate and may include in-class tests where one or more of these are an assessment on the module. In-class tests are scheduled/organised separately to taught content and will be published on to student personal timetables, where they apply to taken modules, as soon as they are finalised by central administration. This will usually be after the initial publication of the teaching timetable for the relevant semester.

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Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Film and Video Production Technology BA (Hons) 2 Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module
Film and Video Production Technology BSc (Hons) 2 Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2019/0 academic year.