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The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology has been designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree-level study and employment within the media sector. There is no exam so your are assessed entirely on practical coursework. This provides you with a substantial portfolio and show reel evidence (a requirement for most creative jobs, university courses and apprenticeships). Compared to exam based courses it more accurately reflects the demands and challenges of working in the creative industries. If you have an interest in media or you want to explore, develop and test your creativity then this is the ideal course for you.

The details

The course has been intentionally designed to develop creative and technical skills across the disciplines of both moving image (e.g. video / audio production) and digital design (e.g. graphic design). Due to developments in technology employers are increasingly looking to appoint ‘Mixed Media Specialists’ and learners who study this course will therefore become adept across a range of hardware and software (e.g. Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects etc.).

How is this course assessed?

All of the assessment is based on the completion of coursework, which comprises of research and planning evidence, practical outcomes and a reflective evaluation. You will achieve a Level 3 Diploma in Year 1 and the full Extended Diploma in Year 2.

What Enrichment activities support this course?

What about careers?

Future careers including, but not limited to; Screen Writer / Market or Programme Researcher for Film, Radio or TV, Camera Operator / Video Editor / Sound Mixer, Director / Producer for TV or Film, Media Planner / Events Manager / Public Relations Representative, Social Media Manager / Digital Media Marketing Officer, Web Content Manager / Producer of Online Content, Advertising or Marketing Executive, Graphic Designer or Illustrator, Production designer for Theatre / Television / Film, Animator / VFX Specialist and Multimedia Specialist.

Which other courses does this combine well with?

This is a full-time course.

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