Media Production Level 3

The Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production gives you the opportunity to develop a wide range of industry skills, working in our Apple Creative Suites and using our Live-Edit Suite. You will learn new practical skills and learn about a variety of professional roles. We have opportunities to visit a variety of industry sites and offer a selection of master-classes delivered by industry professionals.

Content includes a variety of specialised units such as photography, animation, single and multi-camera techniques, page layout & design and digital graphics. There are also a number of mandatory units such as media production management and critical approaches to media products. You can also opt to study working freelance or developing a small business.

After completing this course there are a number of education and career routes. Education routes include an HND or BA (Hons) in Film Production Technology or Professional Broadcast Techniques, or a BA (Hons) in Multi-Media Journalism.

Career pathways include roles such as Trainee Assistant Photographers, Production Runners/Assistants or Junior Researchers. You can also progress to higher level apprenticeships as a Production Co-ordinator in Broadcasting or pursue a BBC Technology Apprenticeship.

  • What will be studied

    Content includes a variety of specialised units such as photography, animation, single and multi-camera techniques, page layout & design and digital graphics. As well as these there are a number of mandatory units such as media production management and critical approaches to media products. You can also opt to study working freelance or developing a small business.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    5 GCSEs at grade 4 (formerly grade C) or above, which should ideally include English and Maths, alternatively completion of a Level 2 qualification in the subject area, with an overall Merit profile. A passion for the subject and the potential to work independently and with others, is essential.

     

  • Where does this course lead to?

    Education routes can be specialised, such as an HND or BA (Hons) in Film Production Technology or Professional Broadcast Techniques, or multi-disciplinary such as a BA (Hons) in Multi-Media Journalism.

    Career pathways include new entrant roles such as Trainee Assistant Photographer, Production Runner/Assistant or Junior Researcher. You can also progress to Higher Level Apprenticeships as a Production Co-Ordinator in Broadcasting or go for a BBC Technology Apprenticeship.

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production (Year 1)

    Progression to year 2 is dependent on successful completion of Year 1.

    Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production (Year 2).

  • How will this course be delivered?

    You will study at college four days a week and will be involved in practical production projects which may involve supervised visits to clients and filming locations.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will be assessed through practical projects with formal deadlines. These projects include some assessment of written communication skills, presentation skills and research skills for the media industries. There are also internal and external assessments set by the awarding body.

  • How to get a place?

    Please apply online

  • Other Information:

    You will need to invest in a USB stick/key of at least 8GB and also provide your own SD cards so that you can back up your own work. You will need to DVDs or CDs to submit practical work on.

  • Exam Board:
    Pearson
  • WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    Career pathways include new entrant roles such as Trainee Assistant Photographer, Production Runner/Assistant or Junior Researcher. You can also progress to Higher Level Apprenticeships as a Production Co-Ordinator in Broadcasting or go for a BBC Technology Apprenticeship.

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Start Date : September 2018 End Date : Jul 2020 Fee : N/A
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