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Creative Media Production and Technology (Film and Television) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Activate Learning
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Professional Training
10+ weeks
4,670 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Course Dates
4,670 GBP

Course description

Creative Media Production and Technology (Film and Television) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Media Production at Guildford College is exciting, practical and industry focused.

Suitability - Who should attend?

A minimum of four GCSEs at grades 4 or above (A*–C), including English and maths. Alternatively, a Level 2 diploma in a media-based qualification at grade Merit or Distinction, plus English and maths GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above.

You will be required to bring along examples of any recent media-related work and to be prepared to discuss your interest in the subject.

If you are interested in a Level 3 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider, please contact us to discuss your circumstances.

All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

Training Course Content

What you'll learn

The Creative Media Production and Technology route will focus on you developing industry-standard production processes, as well as technical and creative skills. You will learn how to plan, film and edit a range of productions. This could include TV adverts, music videos, film trailers, documentaries, short films, campaign videos, studio production, etc.

You'll be introduced to a variety of pre-production, production, and post-production skills and utilise our industry-standard filming and recording equipment. When you complete this programme, you'll be prepared, confident and highly trained in Adobe Premiere and the use of professional equipment.

Our highly experienced tutors will give you an overview of the TV and Film industries and build the skills you need to work confidently as part of those industries. This will involve study of professionally produced media products (films, TV shows, adverts, music videos, etc.) and you and your peers' own audio/visual productions.

The programme consists of different units that focus on pre- and post-production techniques designed to prepare you for the creative media professional.

You will learn the following skills:

  • Camera techniques
  • Video editing techniques
  • Sound recording
  • Sound editing techniques
  • Planning and research
  • Scriptwriting
  • Interactive media
  • Lighting
  • Contextual
  • Analytical

In the first year of this course, you will study for the Diploma. Once that Diploma is successfully achieved, you will be invited to continue on to complete the full Extended Diploma in the second year of the course.

Continuing Studies

Most of our students progress to Higher Education programmes at either degree or HND level. Many choose to specialise in a particular field once they move on to university, having experienced a range of option as part of their programme.

Following university, examples of possible careers include:

  • film making
  • camera operation
  • advertising executive
  • journalist
  • public relations
  • designer
  • media
  • professional photographer
  • sound operator
  • video editor
  • visual effects

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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