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Creative Media Production BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Grantham College

Course description

This course develops creative moving image production skills. It focuses on the planning, production and editing of moving image products using the latest digital video technology.

Course content

You will also learn how to analyse moving image products made by Media professionals for film and television from both mainstream and alternative productions. The course covers a variety of moving image related subjects such as: Advertising production Corporate & promotional video production Factual programme production techniques Film & television studies Professional practice Video editing Writing for television & video.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs (Grade C or above), it is recommended that one is GCSE English Language, a relevant Level 2 Diploma with at least a Merit profile, or an appropriate equivalent, and satisfactory references are required.


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Financial information

Full Time Further Education courses are free for those who are under 19 on 31 August of the year they start their course.  Exam resit fees may apply if and when applicable.

Future opportunities

The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production (TV & Film) is a nationally recognised qualification that is equivalent to three A-Levels and therefore provides a natural stepping stone to courses in higher education.

This course prepares you for work in the Media industry or the opportunity to progress on to a Foundation degree or degree course in Media or a related subject.

Further information

If you are studying on a BTEC programme at college then you will also be required to attend a 1 or 2 hour Functional Skills session and a 1 hour Tutorial session per week. This will give you opportunities to develop and enhance your personal, communication and academic skills, which can then be applied to a wide range of subjects and to areas of employment. In order to be able to study on this course you will need to buy some media equipment including a USB stick.

You will also need an A4 folder with dividers in which you must keep all of your paperwork, handouts, notes, research, evaluations, feedback and assessments. There is an Art shop within the Arts Centre which stocks some of the materials and equipment that you will need at competitive prices. During the course you will be required to attend a number of day visits to museums, TV studios, other colleges, Universities and, on occasions, residential visits. There will be a cost involved in these visits with the average being around £20 per visit.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grantham College directly.

Last updated date: 25 November 2016
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