Creative Media Practice Diploma level 3
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.
What will you be working towards?
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*This course is currently full for 2020 21 and new applications will be kept on a waiting list.*
Our one-year course offers you the opportunity to develop a broad range of skills in creative media. Covering modules such as media theory, marketing, graphic design and journalism, this course will develop your knowledge of this industry. Equivalent to 1.5 A-levels on successful completion of this course you may progress to the one-year Extended Diploma (equivalent to three A-levels).
If you are aged 16-18, you will be enrolled on a study programme, which will include retaking GCSEs or undertaking Functional Skills in maths if you haven't already achieved a grade 4 or above. You will also be required to complete a work experience placement and an employability programme.
If you are aged 19 or over you may incur fees in 2022/23 if you apply for entry progression onto the Extended Diploma.
Through practical and theoretical work, you will develop skills and knowledge in the following units:
Pre-production; communication skills; research techniques; understanding the creative media sector; single camera techniques; music video production; writing copy; page layout and design; photography; and print production.
Through the course, you will have access to industry-standard facilities and expert teaching from the creative team at Leicester College.
How will it be delivered?
All units are assessed through practical internal, assignments to help focus on your progression.
You will complete assessments through the academic year and feedback that will inform you of the grade you are working towards. We will set targets that inform you how to improve.
Standard entry to this course requires one good reference. It is desirable that you can demonstrate 90% attendance. Four GCSEs at grade 4 (C) are required including a GCSE in English Language 4 (C) or above. GCSE Maths at grade 4 (C) or above is desirable. It is preferable that you have English language grade 4 rather than English Literature due to the nature of this programme.
Your next steps...
This level 3 course will support your progression into the creative media industry or higher education across a range of media subjects including film, journalism, photography, copywriting, marketing, advertising, typography and other related subjects. Students who�ve previously completed this course have successfully gained employment in the creative industry at a junior level or progressed to university to study in their chosen specialism.