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Media Production BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at Kidderminster College

Course description

Working in our Apple Mac Creative suites, including the live edit facilities, you can develop a range of skills.  We offer a supportive environment to try new practical skills and learn about professional roles.  In the second year, your options are tailored to suit your specialisms and career ambitions.  We have opportunities to visit a variety of industry sites and offer a selection of master-classes delivered by industry professionals.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs Grades A-C, including English and preferably Maths (or equivalent) and an Arts based qualification

Assessment

Continual assessments through media production based assignments.

Financial information

A USB stick/key of at least 4GB and possibly an SD card. There may be some additional costs for trips/visits.

Future opportunities

Our learners go on to a wide range of university and/or career pathways including apprenticeships.  Education routes can be specialised, for example HND or BA (Hons) in Radio or a BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for film and television.  You can also progress to multi-disciplinary training in TV, radio, newspaper, magazine and online journalism, e.g. a BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism.

Career pathways include new entrant roles such as Trainee Assistant Photograher, Production Runner/Assistant, Junior Researcher and/or higher level apprenticeships, for example as a Production Co-ordinator in Broadcasting or a BBC Technology apprentice.  We will help you to prepare for competitve interviews and to confidently present a show-reel or portfolio of your own creative work from the course.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 25 April 2016

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    • The college is based in a stunning, modern building, with teaching rooms and specialist facilities on four floors surrounding a beautiful, glass-covered central atrium. You will find well-equipped classrooms, studios, workshops and performance spaces as well as state-of-the-art IT. High quality catering is available in the magnificent Terrace café in the centre of the college