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Creative Media Production (Digital Publishing) BTEC Diploma at Havering Sixth Form College

Course description

This course is designed to give students a technical understanding of all forms of digital publishing. It would suit those students who want to gain skills in areas such as website production, photography and image manipulation, digital graphics, some basic skills in writing code and online design and publishing of magazines and advertising media.

Course content

The Creative and Media Industry encompasses a wide range of disciplines. Throughout this course, students will have a chance to learn how the creative process can be applied to Digital Publishing disciplines and to careers in the media industries.

The BTEC Diploma requires the creation of a digital portfolio to show evidence of both practical work and written assignments. An additional A-Level should usually be chosen to complement this course.

Entry requirements

One grade B and four grade Cs.


Exam Board – Edexcel

67% coursework, 33% external assessment.

Financial information

Optional Cost

The College provides the necessary equipment but it can be helpful to have access to a digital camera and a computer for editing. There is free software available but the professional level software costs from £8-£15 per month.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havering Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years