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Creative Media Production (Broadcast Media) Level 3 Extended Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

Broadcast Media aims to give students a broad understanding of several different areas of the media industry in a practical and creative Level 3 Extended Diploma. This course is ideal for those interested in studying media, but are not sure of a specific pathway and want to take a multi-skilled approach to learning about the industry. On the course you will learn how to film and edit a short film using high end media resources. You will work in our radio studio, learning how to mix and record your own radio broadcasts. You will learn how to create digital images, design your own magazine and alongside this will study media theory which give you an understanding of how the media industry sector operates.

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Entry requirements

  • film animation
  • print production
  • understanding the media industries
  • producing professional media products
  • maths and English


  • two GCSEs at grade C or above, in addition to maths at grade four or above and English at grade four or above, or
  • four GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths and English, or
  • Creative Digital Media Production Level 2 Extended Certicate, maths at grade four or above and English at grade four or above, or equivalent
  • you will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • successful attendance at interview event and satisfactory references

Financial information

  • practical tasks and supporting written material

Future opportunities

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Further information

  • higher education at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Film and Television Production at University Centre Southend

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 January 2017
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