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Level 3 Creative Media

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code U5020
Qualification Type National Extended Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3


This is a one or two year programme in Creative Media. It is for those students who want to develop a broad variety of practical media skills whilst also studying industry practice.If you are interested in learning a wide variety of media skills, and learning industry practice then this is the course for you. You'll learn about the media industry, develop skills in moving image, text, design, photography and sound.


In the first year (540 Diploma) there is one learning and teaching module - Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills. You will develop and advance your media skills practically. There are two units in the first year module: Skills Development and Creative Project. In these two units, you will develop a variety of media skills such as: Moving Image (film and TV) production; Visual effects; Photography; Graphic design; Journalism; Audio production You will work on large-scale projects, in workshops (in our TV and radio studios) and on assignments, as the basis for generating evidence for assessment. In the second year you will move onto the Extended Diploma and again take a module which has two units: Personal Progression - You will develop an understanding of industry, employment roles and higher education routes and prepare progression materials relevant to your personal aims. Creative Industry Response - You will develop advanced practical, critical and reflective skills to plan, prepare and develop a proposal for a response to an industry relevant brief and carry it out from concept to resolution.

How will it be delivered?

The course is assessed through a mix of assignments that will be assessed as part of your final grade.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grades 9- 4 or L2 Diploma in Creative Media at Merit or equivalent qualification or NCFE L2 Creative Media. It is advisable to have achieved a grade 4 or C in maths or English before starting this course.

Your next steps...

You can progress onto our HND Creative Media Production.


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