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Creative Digital Media Production Btec Level 3 Extended Certificate at Gloucester Academy

Course description

This is a Level 3 Extended Certificate – a two year course in Creative Digital Media Production using the new BTEC framework equivalent to one A-Level. The course combines a range of practical and theoretical assessments looking at a range of different media production scenarios including pre and post-production techniques.

Course content

The course has three mandatory units to be completed over the two years plus one from a number of optional units. The units included are:


Media Representations (includes external exam)

Pre-Production Portfolio

Responding to a Commission (includes externally set and marked task)


Film Production (Fiction)

Radio Production (Fiction)

Website Production

Digital Games Production

Digital Magazine Production


Entry requirements

Standard Gloucester Academy Sixth Form entry criteria apply.

You may be required to participate in pre-course activities such as an interview and/ or practical workshops.

You may also be required to submit a portfolio of work.

Future opportunities

There are many career routes once the Creative Digital Media Production course has been completed such as:


 Broadcast Journalism


Design for Moving Image



Interactive Media

Lighting for TV & Film 

Multimedia & Print Journalism

Photo Imaging

Production Design

Production (Film & Television)


Radio Content Creation


Further information

The course will take advantage of the latest facilities in the Gloucester Academy new build including the dedicated Creative Media Suite with flexible work space as well as an outside patio for creative works.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gloucester Academy directly.

Last updated date: 30 October 2017
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