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Media BTEC Level 3 at Campsmount Academy

Course description

This qualification provides a more vocationally-related education and gives you, the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and understanding which is relevant to different media industries. Whilst doing this a range of different skills and techniques, personal skills and attitudes that are essential for successful performance in working life will be developed. There are various topic areas that need to be covered and each of these topics, or units, is worth a set amount of credits. These credits combine to make up the qualification and range:

- Certificate - 30 credits (broadly equivalent to 1 AS level)
- Subsidiary Diploma - 60 credits (broadly equivalent to 1 A-level)
- 90-credit Diploma - 90 credits (broadly equivalent to 1.5 A-levels)
- Diploma - 120 credits (broadly equivalent to 2 A-levels)
- Extended Diploma - 180 credits (broadly equivalent to 3 A-levels)

Course content

MANDATORY TOPIC AREAS...

These depend on the credits that are required for your qualification. Some or all of the following:

- pre-production techniques for the creative media industries
- communication skills for creative media production
- research techniques for the creative media industries
- creative media production management project
- working to a brief in the creative media industries
- critical approaches to creative media products
- understanding the creative media sector

OPTIONAL TOPIC AREAS...
These depend on the credits that are required for your qualification and could include some or all of the following:

- understanding the TV and film industries
- film and video editing techniques
- writing for TV and video
- TV and video studies
- film studies
- interview techniques for creative media production
- presentation techniques for broadcasting
- script writing for radio
- news production for radio
- radio drama
- radio studies
- audio books and guides
- photography and photographic practice

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Campsmount Academy directly.

Last updated date: 11 June 2015

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