Art, Design & Creative Media

BTEC Creative Media Production 90 Credit Diploma - P067

12 Quays Full Time Level 3

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This is an exciting Level 3 course which will prepare you for work within the media industry as well as equipping you with the skills to progress on to the such BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production. You will work with media professionals both inside and outside of the college during project work. The course covers all aspects of video, as well as aspects of print publishing, photography, and interactive media.

Course Details

The BTEC National 90-Credit Diploma in Creative Media is comprised of 9 units which cover various facets of both Video Production and the Creative Media Industry. BTEC Nationals are designed to relate to the National Occupational Standards for the sector, where these are appropriate, and are supported by the relevant Standards Setting Body (SSB) or Sector Skills Council (SSC). The Edexcel Level 3 BTEC Nationals in Media Production relate to Skillset National Occupational Standards for Camera, Editing, Sound, Lighting, Directors, Production, Interactive Media, and Photo Imaging and Photo Processing. All BTEC Nationals attract UCAS points that equate to similar-sized general qualifications. Click on the links below for more information: www.edexcel www.ucas Your course will look at four main areas of the creative process:

  1. Creativity in context: The things that can influence the creative process, such as society, culture, the environment or the work of other people
  2. Thinking and working creatively: Ways of exploring, experimenting with and developing ideas, skills and techniques
  3. Principles, processes and practice: The skills, techniques and processes to turn your ideas into reality
  4. Creative businesses and enterprise: An understanding of real situations and the skills that you need to succeed in the industry.
Entry Guidelines
  • Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old.
  • 5 GCSEs at grade C or above (including English Language).
  • A satisfactory interview and reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

SD card for digital video camera, pen drive and sign up to cloud storage.

Additional Information

This is a level 3 BTEC. On completion, the qualification will be the equivalent to 2 A-Levels. In video production you will learn how to; originate ideas, conduct research and write research briefs for video, write proposals and treatments, write scripts, interview techniques, operate a video camera, produce and direct a film and crew, edit a film and work as part of production team, gaining experience within multi-camera set-ups. Some aspects of the course will also be journalism based. Are you aged 16-18? Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips
Where can I progress to?

On completion of the two year course students will have the qualifications and experience to equip them for work within the media industries or to enable them to progress to Higher Education.

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Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 26th June 2020REF P067L001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £4200.00

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:30 — 16:00 12 Quays
Tuesday 09:30 — 11:30 12 Quays
Wednesday 09:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).


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