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BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media Production (Television and Film) at Great Marlow School

Course description

The UK’s creative industries include television and film, publishing and advertising, radio and computer games development. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport estimate that the creative industries are worth £36 billion a year and employ 1.5 million people in the UK. The UK’s creative industries have been identified as a strategic growth sector by the Government. By studying this diploma you will develop the practical skills, knowledge and understanding needed for working in the Media industry and achieve a nationally recognised qualification that focuses on the Creative Media sector.

This course offers you the opportunity to learn skills from a wide range of media production areas related to the television and film industries. You will get many opportunities to produce media products throughout the course: examples include short films, music videos and advertisements. You will learn film and video editing techniques using industry-standard software such as Final Cut Pro.

The units you will study are*:

  • Pre-production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
  • Communication skills for Creative Media Production
  • Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
  • Film and Video Editing Techniques
  • Single Camera Techniques
  • Music Video Production
  • Advertisement Production for Television

*These may be subject to change as the course develops.

Entry requirements

Students will need at least 5 A*-C grades at GCSE including English Language and preferably at least a C in either Media Studies or Creative and Media.

This is a two year full time course which will be equivalent to 1 A-Level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Great Marlow School directly.

Last updated date: 16 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years