BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production (NQF) at The Creative & Media Studio School at Netherhall Learning Campus
The qualification provides a coherent introduction to the study of creative digital media production at this level. Learners develop an understanding of the media industry through analysing media representations and pitching and producing media projects.
It is designed for post-16 learners who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, possibly in the media industries, as part of a programme of study alongside other BTEC Nationals or A levels.
Equivalent in size to one A Level.
4 units of which 3 are mandatory and 1 is optional.
Mandatory content (83%).
External assessment (58%).
Areas of study include:
Pre Production Portfolio
Responding to a Commission
Film Production – Fiction
Single Camera Techniques
Specialist Subject Investigation
Students applying for the Level 3 BTEC in Media should achieve at the very least a Level 4 in English Language, Maths and 3 other GCSE subjects. Students invited for interview will be asked to prepare a Portfolio along with a written task set by the CMSS. This work will be assessed by the subject specialist as part of the interview process and will contribute to the decision of an offer being made.
Assessments have a practical focus, which work alongside conventional filmmaking techniques.
Creation of Portfolios and diaries
Collaborating with external agencies and clients
- Under 19 at the start of the academic year you want a bursary for
- Studying at a School or College, or an unpaid training course
- You’re in, or recently have left, Local Authority case
- You get Income Support of Universal Credit in your name
- You’re disabled and get both Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), and either Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP in your name.
- Bus passes to and from College, where the distance travelled justifies this
- Specialist course equipment
- Costs incurred for placements and business engagement opportunities
- Transports and fees for course events/trips/university visits
- Transports and fees for enrichment events offered, or arranged, by the Studio School which could benefit the student’s progression routes
- Are under 19 years at the start of the year the bursary is needed for
- Have at least 90 % attendance
- Are meeting expectations for good behaviour and progress
- Are in receipt of Free School Meals
- Meet the above eligibility criteria
- Complete the application form answering all the questions in full – don’t forget to sign it
- Attach the evidence as indicated on the application form (original evidence is required which will be photocopied and returned to you)
A degree in Media Production (All disciplines), Film Production, Radio Production, Animation, Web Design, Media Business and other related subjects.
It could also lead to employment opportunities in all disciplines at Production and Facility houses, both locally and nationally.
Contact Studio School: tel: 01484 221892, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Whilst the C&MSS will do all we can to accommodate your course preferences, we have to ensure the course numbers are viable. Should a course not run due to low numbers in this option, we will inform you at the earliest opportunity. This is usually before the end of your GCSES so you have plenty time to reconsider your options
39% achieved D-D* grades
100% pass rate
How to apply
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