Course Details

  • If you are looking for a career in the media sector, then this course will give you the skills you'll need to succeed. 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 in the media sector. The curriculum assignment briefs reflect the demands of working in digital design and communication. We've put employment-focused skills at the heart of the course so you can confidently apply for creative and production jobs straight after leaving College.

    The course provides various opportunities for those who have an interest in media to explore, develop and test their creativity within a qualification structure. Past students have collaborated with professional charity organisations, independent clients and more as they provide stimulating and demanding timescales for students. Alongside this, tutors on the course provide the supportive transition from practical tasks to more specialised study on this diploma.

  • 4 x GCSE grades 9-4 including English or Maths or prior achievement at Level 2.

  • The course is assessed through written reports, blogs, vlogs, work journals, sketchbooks, portfolio development, image creation, design solutions, audio-visual recordings, one to one feedback and interviews.
    There are no formal examinations connected to this course. A Students overall grade will come from the final major project assessed by tutors and moderated by the exam board at the end of each year.

  • Successful completion of this Creative Media Production and Technology Extended Diploma Level 3 course can lead you to a wide range of higher education courses, foundation degrees and BA degrees.

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  • If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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  • Do you have a burning question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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In one of The Manchester College’s 19 Centres of Excellence you’ll develop the skills and gain the qualifications that you need to take the next steps towards your dream career.

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