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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production | Brooklands College

Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

If your aim is to follow a career in the TV, Film or Magazine Publishing industry, then the Diploma will equip you with the necessary practical skills and knowledge.

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  • Subject Area: Media
  • Mode: Full Time
  • Campus: Weybridge
  • About this course

    If your aim is to follow a career in the TV, Film or Magazine Publishing industry, then the Diploma will equip you with the necessary practical skills and knowledge. The course will also broaden and stimulate your competence in the cultural and social context in which TV, film, print, and news productions work in. As well as the commercial and economic environment in which they operate. You will be taught by highly-qualified lecturers with experience of working in the media industries.  The course is an exciting mixture of academic classroom-based work and practical projects.

    Facilities include digital TV and radio studios with digital recording equipment, HD video cameras, Apple Mac editing suites and DTP including media industry standard software, including InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Adobe CS6.  The course includes visits to media events as well as sessions with practising professionals, so you will be well prepared for work in the media.

    This is a 2 year course, you will complete the Diploma in the first year and extended Diploma in the second year.


    Where will I be studying?

    As digital communication increases and impacts on every aspect of our life, the career opportunities in media are varied and interesting. 

    As a media student you will gain practical experience in our impressive modern facilities including: professionally equipped TV studios, video/editing and Apple Mac suites.

    Our highly experienced staff will support, guide and prepare you for a wide range of employment and further education opportunities within the media and related industries.

    Course Details

    What modules are covered?

    Units may include:

    • Video Editing
    • Page Layout and Design for Print Publication
    • Music Video Production
    • Shooting Single Camera
    • Animation Production
    • Photography
    • Promotion and Advertising Production

    Who is the course suitable for?

    This course is suitable for those with an interest in following a career in Media sectors such as Publishing, TV, Film, Radio or Music Industries.

    How is the course assessed?

    You will be continuously assessed throughout the course on practical and written assignments.  There will be some externally assessed units.

    Are there any extra costs?

    Students buy their own materials such as USB memory sticks and blank DVDs.  The student pays for educational visits to London, TV studios etc.  Students are allocated a certain amount of free printing, after which a small fee will be incurred.

    Entry Requirements

    What qualifications will I need?

    5 GCSE passes at grade C/grade 4 or above, ideally including English and Maths (some subject areas may require higher grades than grade C/4 in a specific subject), or for progressing students successful achievement of a level 2 vocational qualification.


    Next Steps

    The Extended Diploma is equal to 3 A Levels and will enable you to apply for a degree at a university or other course in a related area. Some students go on to work independently in the industry.

    Job roles in this area include Video Editor, Sound Technician and Media Researcher, average starting salaries range from £12,000 - £18,000.

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