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Creative Media Production BTEC at Cardinal Newman College

Course description

The BTEC in Creative Digital Media Production offers you the opportunity to develop your practical production skills through continuous assessment, alongside some external assessment. You will gain experience of the planning and research which takes place in pre-production, develop the camera skills needed to film for TV, video and film production tasks and the editing and evaluation skills needed in post-production.

Course content

This is a two year course which involves developing the skills needed to plan and produce film, TV, radio and print texts. Creative Digital Media Production will enable you to develop your research, filming, editing and communication skills. You will also learn how media products are consumed and how audiences interact with creative media products. Your work for this course will include the development of a file of work which logs your progress, reflects your research and evaluates the skills you have developed.

Entry requirements

At least 5 Cs at GCSE, including at least a Grade 5 in GCSE English Language.


Extended Certificate: External Assessment – 60%, Internal Assessment – 40 % 

Extended Diploma: External Assessment – 40%, Internal Assessment – 60 % 

Future opportunities

A BTEC in Creative Digital Media Production will allow you to study for a degree or other Higher Education courses such as Media Production, Marketing and ICT. Completing this course will also give you the opportunity to create a show-reel which can be used to show to future employers or help you to progress onto Higher Education.

Further information

In 2014, one in every eleven jobs in the UK were linked to the creative economy. That year, creative industries in the UK generated £84.1billion and generated 2.8million jobs.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 10 August 2016
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