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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 4 inc. Eng Lang and Maths or completion of Level 2 course

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Full time

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Duration

2 academic years

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Timetable

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Key features and Benefits

  • You will be introduced to industry standard software including the Adobe Creative Cloud as you learn to create video and audio productions.
  • Work as a Production Company and produce video content as you take on the challenge of responding to a client brief set by real businesses, professionals and employers.
  • Work in our TV studio, edit suites, recording studios and Mac Suites before watching your finished productions on the big screen with surround sound in our specialist screening room.

The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology opens the door to studying at university, specialist film schools and finding employment in the media sector.

Overview

The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology opens the door to studying at university, specialist film schools and finding employment in the media sector. Former students now produce content for the biggest musicians, brands and broadcasters in the UK as well as forging successful local careers with corporate video production companies.

The purpose of the course is to produce students that are confident technically and creatively while developing professional skills that will serve them well later in their careers. You will have chance to make short films, produce documentaries and create TV programmes in the multi-camera TV studio.

If you have a passion for moving image and would like to work in film, TV, broadcast journalism or would like to develop the skills to produce social media videos then this is the course for you.

What will I study?

The course consists of different units that focus on pre and post-production techniques designed to prepare you for the creative media professional. Specialist units will provide you with basic and creative skills in Digital Media as well as information about a range of Media Practitioners and industry job roles. You will learn the following skills:

Camera techniques

Video editing techniques

Sound recording

Sound editing techniques

Planning and research

Scriptwriting

Interactive media

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 4 including English Language and Maths or completion of Level 2 course.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed on the quality of your course work and completed productions. There are no exams on this course.

Your overall grade will come from the final major project, which will be assessed by your tutors and moderated by the exam board at the end of each year.

You can earn a Pass, Merit or a Distinction grade. Our Distinctions are the equivalent of three A* grades at A-Level.

What can I do next?

Students can progress to Media related degree courses or directly to employment within the creative industries.

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To do this job you will need to have good maths and computer skills. You’ll need accuracy and attention to detail. You’ll also need good communication skills.

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Blackburn College Results August 2021
  • Lancaster University.
  • University of South Wales.
  • University of Central Lancashire.
  • Advance HE.
  • University of the Arts London.
  • Disability Confident Employer.