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Creative Media Film, TV and Corporate Production Level 3
Qualification:
 
Date:
September 
Days:
TBA 
Study Mode
Full Time 
Assessment:
Practical Assessment and Coursework 
Level:
Area:
Creative & Digital 
Course Code:
HFDMT1T 
 
Entry Requirements
For the Extended Diploma: 5 GCSEs at A*-C (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language with D in maths.
 
 

Creative Media Film, TV and Corporate Production Level 3

If you enjoy hands on production and have a curiosity as to how media products are made, this could be the course for you. You should have a positive attitude, a lively and enquiring mind and a willingness to explore new ideas. You need to have good time management skills to manage coursework and meet assignment deadlines.


About the Course

This programme will prepare you for a career working behind the scenes across a variety of roles in the film or TV or commercial production industry or help you to progress to University to take your studies to a higher level.


Key Units

Starting with the basics of creative media production across a range of areas related to film, video and television production you will have the opportunity to create a range of fiction and factual projects experiencing different production roles and techniques. You will work both independently and in-group situations to complete work both in class and outside of taught sessions.


You will gain skills in:

  • Pre-production
  • Camera operating
  • Sound recording
  • Lighting
  • Editing
  • TV studio production to create products to professional broadcast standards. 

Over the two-year programme, Level 3 Extended Diploma students will complete 13 units of study. In year 1 you will be introduced to and develop a broad range of skills that will help you to produce a personal Creative Media project. In year 2 you will develop your skills further in your chosen specialism before producing an extended Creative Media product.



Entry Requirements

For the Extended Diploma: 5 GCSEs at A*-C (or acceptable alternatives) including English Language with D in maths.


Assessment

BTEC Creative Media courses are assessed by course work. You will have set assessment tasks but there are no formal exams.


Where does this Lead

Your next step could be to university/higher education courses such as our own Foundation Degree in Media Production, or to a wide variety of degree courses across the UK. 

Future career opportunities could include working in post-production, special effect, 3D modelling or audio production for film and TV.


Tell Me More

Qualification Title: 
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production which is accepted for entry to university and attracts UCAS Tariff points equivalent to 3 A levels
Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production which is accepted for entry to university and attracts UCAS Tariff points equivalent to 2 A levels.

Check ucas.com for more details about university entry and UCAS tariff points.


What else will I gain? 
On the course you will have to opportunity to work with local businesses as well as visiting a professional working TV studio. There is an opportunity to take part in a residential trip to Whitby to produce a short horror film and you will also be encouraged to work with students across a number of creative disciplines in order to enhance the quality of your production for example performing arts or graphic design students. 

Why study this course at The Sheffield College? 
You will learn from highly qualified and experienced staff with a range of academic and professional media experience. The course will be based in the new building at Hillsborough College where you will have access to purpose built facilities including a brand new TV studio, video and audio suites and professional production equipment.


Extra Costs

There is a £35 studio fee that will enable you access to all of the necessary materials for each year of the course and can include trips, visits and sessions by guest speakers to help enrich your studies whilst on the course. 

You may be entitled to help from the college’s Learner Support Fund with the cost of trips and anything else you need to buy for your course.