What's covered?

Learn how the creative industries industry work and develop skills in key areas of media production, like camera work and digital editing, interactive graphics, sound recording, animation and digital photography. You will create your productions in our fully equipped media suite and green screen studio. During the course you will work to professional briefs producing music video, television commercials, documentary film and single camera drama. The course also includes graphic design for print critical media analysis and film studies.

What do you need?

Candidates should have 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English Language. However, an equivalent qualification such as Media BTEC Diploma Level 2 (formerly BTEC First Diploma), with at least a Merit grade, is also accepted.

In order to demonstrate your flair for media, we also recommend that applicants bring some creative examples of their work to an interview, such as; film reviews, photography or previous media coursework.

How you are assessed

Our Diploma courses are graded at either Pass, Merit or Distinction and you will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the various stages of the course. As this is a practical, work-related course, you are assessed through creative projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands.

How Long?

2 years

What course next?

Many students who achieve the BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production will progress to Higher Education on courses in Media and Film Production and Digital Arts.

What could this lead to?

The employment opportunities are very wide ranging and include specialist technical careers in: Marketing, Advertising, Graphic Design and Web Design, Digital Video Production, Animation, Film and Television Production

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