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Creative Media Production BTEC at South Holderness Technology College

Course description

The BTEC in Creative Media Production is a practical work-related course. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic industry situations, activities and demands.

As well as learning how media products communicate with audiences, you will develop broadbased production skills needed to start your career in the media.

Course content

This is a BTEC Level 3 qualification, taught by members of the English department with an expertise in Media. Students are taught for eight lessons a fortnight in Year 12 and ten lessons a fortnight in Year 13. It is a very practical hands-on course. The course lasts two years and seven units are covered.

These are as follows:

Year 12

1. Pre-Production techniques for the Creative Media Industries 2. Communication Skills for Media Production 3. Single camera techniques 4. Music Video production

Year 13

1. Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries 2. Music Video Media Production 3. Stop Motion Animation Production

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs A-C grade including Maths and English

Students who take this course would be expected to have at least a Grade C in English Language GCSE.


Continuous assessment is used throughout. There are no exams at the end of the course.

Future opportunities

Many students with BTEC qualifications go to university. Following a Media-related degree would be one option. Students with Media-related degrees can then access a whole range of graduate occupations, either in the Media industries or many other areas which require a degree in any subject area.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Holderness Technology College directly.

Last updated date: 23 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years