This is the 4 year course which includes a Professional Placement Year. Creative Media at Bath Spa University offers an innovative course in a cutting-edge environment that will transform you into a critically-informed, industry ready media practitioner. The course will help you to understand the contemporary media business landscape and develop your identity as a media professional. Throughout the course you’ll work with a range of digital and interactive media tools, and learning techniques such as image manipulation, sound and video recording, non-linear audiovisual editing and interaction design. You’ll bring together your skills working on a variety of projects involving the production of video and sound, web-based media, mobile apps, and more. - Taught by expert practitioners, media theorists, industry mentors and speakers. - Have access to professional facilities and resources for video and digital media production. - In your final year, you join ‘Artswork Media’: a professional production company and digital agency. **More about the Professional Placement Year** A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers & Employability Team.