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.
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.
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.
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:
If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.
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.
You will be assessed through coursework.
Visit www.farn-ct.ac.uk/portfolios to see examples of students' work across all of our creative subjects.
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.
I started on the Level 1 Creative Media course and loved it, so I carried on for the past two years as well. I’m now on Level 3 Media and still loving it.
I like the filming and editing part of the course. Placing shots where I want them, putting the transition in and thinking ‘I made this with shots that I filmed’. We’re currently producing a promotional video for the college as part of an assignment. We’ve also made film trailers, TV adverts, a music video, added sound to a soundless video and made a five minute radio show.
The facilities for the course are excellent. I love the TV studio - I’ve used the cameras and worked in the control room. The Radio studio is also good.
College is definitely better than school. It’s a lot more free and you’re treated more like an adult. During my breaks in the week I can just pop into Farnborough town, grab some lunch, hang out with friends and then come back to college to continue with the rest of my day.