Creative Media Production 

Course type: BTEC/UAL Level 3 Extended Diplomas • Awarding/exam body: University of the Arts London (UAL)
Equivalent to 3 A levels.

This course is designed for students who have a strong interest in the study of moving image productions such as Film or TV. Our programme of study is creative, critical and compelling in its approach, offering a unique combination of theory and practical work. During the 2-year course you will work with leading practitioners, reaping the benefits of close supervision from industry trained staff who are leaders in film, television and media production. Your studies will help you develop your appreciation of moving image and print media’s rich artistic, social and political traditions.

Course Units

Unit 01:
Introduction to Media Processes & Technical Skills
Unit 02: Introduction to Design and Research Skills in Creative Media Production
Unit 03: Introduction to Professional Practice in Creative Media Production
Unit 04: Critical and Contextual Awareness in Creative Media Production
Unit 05: Investigating Audio Production and Technology
Unit 06: Investigating Visual Production and Technology
Unit 07: Investigating Interactive Production and Technology
Unit 08: Developing a Creative Media Production Project
Unit 09:
Characteristics and Contexts in Creative Media Production
Unit 10: Engaging with an Audience in Creative Media Production
Unit 11: Preparing for Progression in Creative Media Production
Unit 12: Specialist Study in Creative Media Production
Unit 13: Extended Project in Creative Media Production at Level 3
Unit 14:
Extended Project in Creative Media Production at Level 4

Course Assessment

Assessment is through extensive weekly practical work, written tasks and presentations. This will form a portfolio through which students can demonstrate the knowledge and skills gained on the course.

This Course Can Lead To…

Upon successful completion of the course students will be well equipped to progress to entry-level positions in the media industry or apply for undergraduate study in a range of media related courses.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above ideally including English Language at grade 4 or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit with English Language at grade 4.

In addition/ within those 5 GCSEs, for this subject you will need to achieve Grade 4 in Media (if taken) and Grade 4 in English language OR BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Media with Merit.

Course Highlights

  • Visit the IntoFilm Festival and take part in UAL Insight Workshops
  • Present your creative work at our annual Summer Exhibition
  • Gain industry experience and learn to use industry standard software