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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

This challenging and exciting level 3 course is designed to expertly train students with skills for the Film and Television industries and also covers areas such as Radio Drama. Working to professional briefs, you will be immersed in every aspect of production, from scriptwriting to filming and editing and sound recording.

Our courses are uniquely structured to remain relevant and taught by experts with direct industry experience, using cutting edge software suites.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

This 2 year course requires four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English
or maths, plus art and may include a BTEC.
Alternatively, Leve...

Course information

Core units for this course include:

– Single Camera Drama
– Research Projects
– Film and Video Editing Techniques
– Sound Recording and Editing
– Digital Photography
– Scriptwriting

We root these core units in a wide range of creative industries and platforms, to give our students a dynamic outlook on media. These include:

– Scriptwriting for film and radio
– Understanding the Film and TV Industries
– Tailoring media for different audiences
– Using our in-house green screen, sound booths and sound studios
– Producing music videos, sound effects, Animation and single camera drama productions

2 Years

In class, face to face.

Our Extended Diploma courses are graded at either Pass, Merit or Distinction and you will be assessed on a continuous basis throughout the various stages of the course. As this is a practical, work-related course. You are assessed through creative projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. . This course is 100% internally assessed and externally moderated by the exam board.

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Regular Q&As and masterclasses from industry professionals. Trips to Harry Potter Studios and Pinewood Futures festival.

There are plenty of exciting and hugely diverse employment opportunities within media. Including specialist technical careers in marketing, advertising, graphic design, video production, animation, film, television production and even radio.

Previous students from this course have worked on major films, worked as video editors, script writers and animators.

Level 3

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