MID202 Advanced Media Production

Course code: 
1 semester
Credits (ECTS): 
Level of study: 
Foundation level (bachelor’s degree level)
Emnenamn på Norwegian Nynorsk: 
Advanced Media Production
Teaching semester: 
2021 Spring
Program of study: 
Bachelor in Medieproduction
Assessment semester: 
2021 Spring
Language of instruction: 
Required prerequisite knowledge

The course is open to students in the media production pathway in the Bachelor in media production after completing their first three semesters of study. Other students and exchange students may apply based on the following prerequisites:

  1. 60 ECTS of media production courses or equivalent experience.

  2. Study participation requires good knowledge of the English language.

  3. Motivation application.

Link to motivation application: [-]

Upon fulfillment of prerequisites, admission may be granted in consideration of the maximum amount of students.

Course content

The Advanced Media Production course provides practical and theoretical workshops in single camera video and post-production. The students will explore the working worlds of each key discipline in making films in the new media landscape, with a focus on short form content in various genres. Key disciplines that will be covered in this course are the producer, the director, the director of photography, the video editor, the sound designer, and sound editor.

The course also provides theoretical knowledge of different production methods, and the students will explore storytelling and narratives on various platforms through written and practical work. Whether you are working on a commercial, a corporate video, or a documentary, a solid understanding of the applied principles of media production and skills development in editing, storytelling and aesthetic style are required - the course prepares you to apply these in future productions.

Learning outcome

In accordance with the National Qualifications Framework the student will achieve the following learning outcomes after completing the course:

Learning outcome knowledge

The student

  • has knowledge of technical operations in camera, sound and post production operations
  • has knowledge of principles for turning a script and/or treatment into a shooting plan
  • has knowledge of key terms, processes and theories within the process of film and video production and post-production
  • has knowledge of production roles, skills and responsibilities
  • has knowledge of media distribution models
Learning outcome skills

The student

  • can operate camera, sound and post production tools effectively and independently
  • has developed increased skill in directing a production set and interviews
  • can reflect on her/his practice, analyse it and adjust under supervision
  • can find, assess and refer to information and knowledge and relate it to the topic in an academic essay
Learning outcome qualification

The student

  • can identify and explain media production roles, responsibilities and skills required for different genres
  • can write reflective and academic essays
Working and learning activities

The course has compulsory attendance by the 80/20 rule and will consist of different workshops combined with lectures, seminars and practical work, in groups or individually. 

The course is taught in English. Individual assignments and papers may be written in Norwegian or English.




Assessment requirements
  • Create a media product in connection with each workshop, with an individual report.
  • Individual theory paper 2500 words.
Minimum number of students: 
Maximum number of students: 
Person in charge: 
Dag S. Roland
This course is part of these study programs
Bachelor in Medieproduction
Bachelor of PR, Communication and Media
Erasmus Exchange Programme
Form of assessmentGroupingDurationType of durationGrading scaleProportionCommentSupported materialScope
PortfolioIndividual-A-F, A is the best grade and E is the lowest passing grade100 %
Form of assessment:Portfolio
Type of duration:-
Grading scale:A-F, A is the best grade and E is the lowest passing grade
Proportion:100 %
Supported material:
Approval signature: 
Odd Ragnar Hunnes 27.02.20