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Media (Creative Media Production) (QCF) Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Farnham College

Course description

This course provides a practical specialist qualification in the field of film, video and TV production and is equivalent to two A Levels.

You will generate an excellent technical portfolio. 

You must be creative, reliable, and interested in learning new technical skills.

You will be working individually on some assignments and in a production team with your peers on others; so it is essential that you can demonstrate commitment and a strong work ethic.

Course content

It is made up of 13 units and includes pre-production techniques, filming, lighting, editing, sound-recording and writing for television and film. 

As part of your studies, you will develop your studio skills and create a wide variety of media products, ranging from documentary and corporate video production to animation and advertising. 

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English Language


There are 13 coursework assignments across this two-year course. Some of these are theoretical, but most involve a practical media production in a variety of contexts. The work is internally assessed.


Financial information

No specialist equipment is needed for this course as all materials, software and hardware are provided or available for student use. A course materials fee of £40 is charged to cover this. There are also occasional fees for course trips and study visits.

Future opportunities

Degrees or careers in media, journalism, film or advertising.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 June 2016
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