Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Creative Media Practice

Level 3 BTEC National Diploma in Creative Media Practice

Course Code: L3ECMP Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 09/09/2024    

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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:

Contact Us

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

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. 

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.

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 maths at level 2 or higher

Ask a Question

Course Enquiry

Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.



You can apply for this course online.

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