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Creative Media Production and Technology - Film (QCF L3) UAL Extended Diploma at Stanmore College

Course description

This course, equivalent to 3 A Levels, is intended for anyone with an interest in Media, particular Film and Television.

You will investigate a range of media products and industries, and plan and produce short films, documentaries, 'live' TV shows, music videos and experimantal films.

In the second year of the course you will spend a week on location shooting a previously scripted film. You will also get to work on real 'live' briefs with organisations outside of the college.

Visiting professionals are regularly invited in to talk to students about the creative media industries and how to pursue a career in them. You will get work experience opportunities in a media environment and work on 'real' briefs with real organisations in and outside of college.

Year 1: Short Film > Music Video > Pre-production planning > Analyse films

Year 2: Location film > Multi-camera broadcast > Documentary > Real client briefs > Experimental film

Use HD cameras
Edit in Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere
Create sound tracks
Write scripts
Plan productions
Work with professional organisations
Create TV graphics
Film 'live' events

Entry requirements

4 GCSE's at grade C or above, including GCSE English language or, full level 2 diploma and GCSE English language grade C or above, or level 2 literacy functional skills.

Passion for the course area is a must and a portfolio is desirable but not essential.


100% Coursework internally assessed and externally moderated.

Future opportunities

This course provides a strong base for progression into a variety of undergraduate studies in film, television, sound production, journalism, digital media, marketing and PR and various employmnet opportunities.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 June 2016
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