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Creative Media Production Level 3

Course title: Creative Media Production Level 3 Course level: Level 3
Qualification: BTEC Extended Diploma Awarding body: Pearson Education Ltd.
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Full-time Course length: Two years
Venue: Broad Oak Campus


The creative media course offers a vocational learning approach to an interesting and ever-expanding industry.

The professional facilities (TV Studio, Radio Studio, Edit Suites and Design Studio) within the media department ensure that you not only gain the knowledge of the subject but you are able to put new ideas and skills into practice. You will discover the key principles of animation, journalism, radio, filmmaking, graphic design amongst other creative industries as well as preparing to build your own creative portfolio.

The course is designed each year to reflect industry demand by a team of professionals who ensure each learner is equipped for higher education or to work within the industry at entry level.

Modules and units

  • Single Camera techniques
  • Page layout and design
  • Film and video editing techniques
  • Digital graphics for interactive media
  • Creative Media Production management project
  • Photography and photographic practice
  • Pre-production techniques for the creative media Industries
  • Research techniques for the creative media industries
  • Understanding the Creative Media Sector
  • Film studies
  • Communication skills for Creative Media Production

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above (including English and maths) plus a successful interview. Mature students are also welcome as long as they can demonstrate a suitable level of knowledge.

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through coursework and practical projects.

Progression and employment

Completion of the Level 3 Extended Diploma means you will be able to apply to any Higher Education level course at any institution including internal. The practical nature of the course will also give you valuable skills to be able to apply for entry level jobs within the industry.

How much will the course cost me?

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds. There may be an additional cost for trips and equipment but this will be disclosed prior to starting your course.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354354 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

Additional and key information

If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email

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