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Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

Course Code: L3ECMP Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 05/09/2022    


About the course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in the media industry. It is equivalent to three A Levels and provides a route into university or higher education.

This course offers you the opportunity to acquire media skills demanded by employers. It is a challenging project-based programme of study designed to develop your practical skills and analytical ability. These are required for a successful career in the media or progression to a degree in BA (Hons) Media Production.

Who is this programme for?

This course is ideal for school leavers wishing to pursue a career in Media or for students successfully achieving a Level 2 Diploma in Media.

What will I study?

Although the Diploma is a practical course with a focus on work related assignments, good research and writing skills are essential, as there is a significant component of industry analysis and planning work. This course is designed to develop your skills and understanding of pre-production, production and post-production within moving image and radio production.

Start as a college student, finish as a graduate

After successfully completing this course you also benefit from the chance to stay with us at University Centre Farnborough. This gives you a path to graduating with a degree or higher education course without the costs of moving away, all while studying in a familiar and supportive environment.

Higher education courses you may be interested in studying with us after your School Leavers course:

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

How will I be taught?

The Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production course is taught by professional practitioners in well-equipped classrooms and studios, using the latest technology with a mix of lecturers, seminars and practical workshops.

What modules are covered?

  • Introduction to Film
  • Introduction to Radio
  • TV Advertising
  • Radio Drama
  • TV Documentary
  • Music Video

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through coursework.

View a range of creative work

Visit www.farn-ct.ac.uk/portfolios to see examples of students' work across all of our creative subjects. 

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Your future

What Next?

Upon satisfactory completion of the course, you could progress onto one of our BA (Hons) degrees in Media Production or to a similar degree at another institution.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Five GCSEs at grades 9-4
  • To include English and maths GCSEs at 9-4

From College

  • Relevant level 2 qualification at merit grade or higher
  • English and/or maths at level 2 or higher
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