BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production

Overview

The College's Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production are practical vocational courses aimed at students wanting to develop a range of research, creative and production skills in television, computer games development, radio and print media. Students will cover radio and television advertising, music video and print production. They will also have the opportunity to create and develop a broad media portfolio to enhance their university or media career prospects.

Students will enjoy this subject if they like to learn through practical, hands-on assignments and relish working in a diverse range of media productions.

Progression

This course provides a useful background for academic or vocational courses at university, including Ravensbourne and/or employment in Media industries eg production companies, PR, Advertising, Music industry or teaching/lecturing in Media.

Course Content

During the course, students will have the opportunity to cover the following areas of media:

  • Music Video Production
  • Film Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Games Story Development
  • Computer Games Design
  • Radio Advertising Production
  • Television Advertising Production

 

Educational Experiences

Course Specific Trips, Visits & Experiences

The College runs a number of educational experiences each year to enable students to contextualise their learning. These experiences include trips and talks by visiting speakers from the Media Industry.

Recently, Media students were part of the studio audience on ITV’s Loose Women. Watching the live broadcast reinforced the lessons on camera work and editing. They also visited The Harry Potter Studios at Levesdon to participate in a story-boarding masterclass and study the set and costume designs.

Assessment

The course is assessed through coursework and exam.

Entry Requirements

4 grades A*- C at GCSE plus English minimum Grade 3 and Maths minimum Grade 2 or equivalent qualifications (a Merit or higher at BTEC Level 2 is accepted as part of the 4 A* - C GCSEs).

How to Apply

Applications for entry September 2017

The application form for the academic year 2017-2018 is available to download here.

Students should return their completed forms directly to Coulsdon College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according to the College's Admissions Policy Admissions Policy.

Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.

Download Course Leaflet

Download the BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production information leaflet.

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