Creative Media Production Btec Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form
This course provides opportunities for learners to develop skills, knowledge and understanding relevant to the media industries in an applied learning context and give learners the opportunity to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills
and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life. The Subsidiary Diploma is the equivalent to one A level and is studied over two years. It is totally coursework based – there is no exam – so students who take this course will need to be
motivated and committed to the subject as well as able to work in a team, independently and to deadlines. It is mainly a practical course developing production skills, although there is a written element where students are required to evaluate their own work
and that of the industry.
Unit 1 Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries - Weighting 5 & content is Coursework
Unit 2 Communication Skills for Creative Media Production - Weighting 5 & content is Coursework
Unit 3 Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries - Weighting 10 & content is Coursework
Unit 4 Single Camera Techniques - Weighting 10 & content is Coursework
Unit 5 Film Studies - Weighting 10 & content is Coursework
Unit 6 Music Video Production - Weighting 10 & content is Coursework
Unit 7 Advertisement Production for Television - Weighting 10 & content is Coursework
The Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media Production leads on to the full diploma or further education. It also prepares students for work in the media industry and is highly regarded by that industry. It prepares students well for life after school as
most careers nowadays have links with the media and a detailed knowledge of the industry will inform a student’s application. Students will also develop transferrable skills of independent research, working in a team, presenting work to a group and taking
on a professional approach to project work by accepting responsibility for the roles they have been given.
As a BTEC this is a two year course and cannot be dropped at the end of year one.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ferndown Upper School Sixth Form directly.
Last updated date: 12 September 2016