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Creative Digital Media Production BTEC (1 x A Level Equivelant) at De Lisle College

Course description

This Level 3 BTEC (equivalent to one A Level) provides a coherent introduction to the study of creative digital media production at this level. Learners develop an understanding of the media industry through analysing media representations and pitching and producing media projects.

Course content

Students will study three mandatory units covering themes including Media Representations, Pre-Production Portfolio and Responding to a Commission.

Students will also have to study one optional unit from Film Production, Radio Production, Website Production, Digital Games Production or Digital Magazine Production.

Entry requirements

To be accepted into De Lisle College Sixth Form students need to achieve 4 grade 4's and 2 grade 5's.

Additionally, this subject requires:

Minimum grade 4 in both GCSE English and GCSE Maths


4 units, of which 3 are mandatory and 2 are external. Mandatory content (83%). External assessment (58%).

The styles of external assessment used include examinations where all learners take the same assessment at the same time, normally with a written outcome. Set tasks where learners take the assessment during a defined window and demonstrate understanding through completion of a vocational task and through performance, where learners prepare for assessment over an extended window and demonstrate skills that generate some non-written evidence.

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Future opportunities

This BTEC carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers. It would lead directly into subject related university courses and careers, and indirectly into a wide range of higher education courses and career choices.

  • BA (Hons) Creative Media

  • BA (Sci) Creative Digital Media

  • Careers in media management e.g. Creative Media Manager

  • Careers in media production e.g. Film / TV producer

Further information

The College holds an ‘Into the Sixth Form Evening’ in November, where prospective students can find out more about the course. Otherwise further information on this course can be obtained by contacting De Lisle.


Applications can be made online via the De Lisle Sixth Form website

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 07 October 2018
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