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Creative Media Production BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma at The City of Liverpool College

Course description

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production is a practical, work-related course. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you have chosen, you develop the skills you need to start a career.

It is equivalent to three A levels which means when you have finished the course you can choose whether to get a job straight away or go into higher education first.

What will I learn ?

A general media course which concentrates on television and video production. Students work in all studio programme production roles and learn location shooting, editing and pre-production management. One third of the course deals with media theory, understanding programme content and style, genre, semiology, mass communication, representations, audiences and institutions. Close attention is paid to current affairs, documentary drama, advertising and industrial video.

The course includes support to improve literacy and numeracy skills at Level 2

Entry requirements

You must have the 90 Credit Diploma in Creative Media Production

Future opportunities

  • Foundation Degree in Media Production
  • Employment in media industries
  • Higher education - university (especially production courses).

Please note that for some university courses you may need GCSE English and/or Maths and Science at C or above. You must check this with the universities you may wish to apply to.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The City of Liverpool College directly.

Last updated date: 27 September 2016

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    • The Arts Centre is located in Liverpool's Hope Street Quarter. This striking Georgian district stretches from the Anglican Cathedral to the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and includes a wealth of cultural venues including the Philharmonic Hall, both Unity and Everyman Theatres and some of the best hotels and restaurants the City has to offer. The Arts Centre is centrally located and is within a five-ten minute walk of Liverpool's bus and train stations.

      This campus has established itself as the leading arts teaching and learning institution on Merseyside, providing students with first class creative and digital facilities including specialist arts, drawing, painting and sculpting studios and technical facilities, state of the art design workshops, industry standard recording studios, premier dance and drama facilities, first-class photography work rooms and modern fashion and multimedia studios.

      The City of Liverpool College is a founder college of the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills and a lead provider of Fashion courses in the region.