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Creative Media Production NCFE Level 3 Diploma at King Edward VI Community College

Course description

NCFE Level 3 Diplomas are designed as specialist qualifications for those who have a clear view of their future career or want to progress to higher education. They are equivalent to A Levels and are highly valued by universities, further education colleges and employers.

Course content

The course comprises a total of 13 units: six mandatory units and seven optional units. For the Diploma, the core units:
- Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
- Communication Skills for Creative Media Industries
- Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
- Creative Media Production Management Project
- Working to a Brief in the Creative Media Industries
- Understanding the Creative Media Sector
- Single Camera Techniques

In addition you will choose from a range of specialisms. These include animation, computer games design, video production, interactive media, photo imaging and print production, sound recording and graphic narrative production.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade C in English.


This is a vocational course and the focus is on the practical application of learning. There is no exam and assessment is through the completion of portfolios of work. This requires a commitment to learning and to managing your time effectively – skills which are highly valued in the workplace as well as in higher education.

The NCFE Level 3 National Diploma in Creative Media Production offers students the opportunity to develop multimedia skills using the excellent facilities at the college. So, if you prefer learning by doing, and want to develop your knowledge and skills in Media, this is the course for you.

Future opportunities

The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production has been developed to focus on providing vocationally related education and training for those who are intending to work or who already work in the media industries; providing opportunities for learners to achieve a nationally recognised Level 3 vocationally specific qualification either to enter employment in the media industries or to progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel Level 5 NCFE Higher National in Media; providing opportunities for learners to develop skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to the media industries in an applied learning context; giving learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King Edward VI Community College directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2017

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