UAL Level 3 Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Coursework. Internally assessed and externally moderated.
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

This course offers students a great introduction to the media industry and will give you the confidence you need to move into this exciting field of employment. It is a practical course and you will learn industry-standard techniques using professional equipment. The media landscape is always evolving so we offer a diverse range of experiences designed to make sure your skills are up-to-date and in demand. You will explore traditional media such as single and multi-camera techniques but also exciting digital developments such as viral marketing and online applications.

Your course

In your first year, you will build skills in areas such as:

  • Filmmaking
  • Editing
  • Music Video
  • Photography
  • Radio

In Year 2 you will further develop your skills with more emphasis on you as the individual, developing your own ideas and career aspirations. You will get expert advice and guidance from your lecturers and visiting industry specialists. You will also create a showreel and portfolio of work as you move towards the completion of an exciting individual project of your own choosing.

Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course

The college’s Awarding Body for this qualification is the University of the Arts London (UAL). The UAL Awarding Body is the only specialist art, design and creative industries awarding organisation in England. Part of the University of the Arts London, Europe’s largest specialist arts university, UAL has approved Selby College to teach the diploma, giving students extra credibility when going for interviews for higher levels of study or progression into employment.

Higher Education Progression

Many of our students progress onto the Higher National Diploma in Art & Design at Selby College or apply for university.

 

Entry requirements

Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

Potential Careers

  • Camera Operator
  • Journalist
  • Photographer
  • Scriptwriter
  • Event Coordinator
  • Lighting Technician

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Coursework. Internally assessed and externally moderated.
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements. At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

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