BTEC National Level 3 Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production


Equivalent to three A Levels, this course will give you the skills you need for a career in the creative digital media industries, including film, graphic design and gaming.

Exploring both the practical and theoretical aspects of creative media, you will be utilising professional hardware and software including our state-of-the-art DSLR cameras, our brand new Apple Mac suite with all of
the latest Adobe applications including Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop.
These resources prepare you for the level of professional equipment and standards you will encounter in the film industry.
You will take an in-depth look at the requirements to get into the media industry while also taking part in a variety of field trips to industry related areas.

Instead of focusing on one aspect of the industry we will look at the creative sector as a whole including graphic design, film making, game design, web design and many more.

This course is ideal for both school leavers and mature students who are interested in creative media production, and who would like to prepare for a higher education qualification in this exciting field. Your tutors are fully active in the creative industry, ranging from cinematographers to BBC staff, ensuring you encounter the very latest practices.

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Creative Digital Media Production

Two years

Progression routes shown are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.

Study options may include:
• Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Creative Media
Employment options may include:
• Camera operator
• Game designer
• Broadcast technician
• Photographers/journalist

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Course Costs
Please note that any costs shown here are subject to change and that there may be additional material costs for your course.
There are various bursaries available to support eligible students with course-related costs.

Aged 16-18 years
There are no tuition or examination fees

Aged 19 or over (at the start of the course)
Different fees apply depending on your individual circumstances and prior qualifications. Please telephone 01691 688029 to speak to somebody who will be able to help

What does this subject include?

Topics you will cover include:
• Film & Video Production
• Advertising Production
• Digital Games Production
• Factual Production
• Working in The Creative Industry
Assessment is continuous and industry related, with assignments, tests, projects and practical work. All full-time students are
required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.

  • Digital Media Skills
  • Representations
  • Film Production
  • Concept Art
  • Computer Game Design
  • Stop Motion Animation

What is the structure of the course?


The course is assessed continuously, with an external verifier from Edexcel sampling the course annually.

This is a creative and exciting media production course running at the Oswestry Campus. There will be opportunities to work in a vocational environment learning about a range of design and creative media subjects.

You will be working on industry standard project briefs which encourage coursework that reflects creativity, flair and investigation. The course is made up of 18 units, 7 mandatory units and 6 optional. Subjects include Digital media skills, representations, film production, concept art, computer game design, stop motion animation and more

The course is assessed continuously, with an external verifier from Edexcel sampling the course

What are the entry requirements?

  • Five GCSE passes at grade C (grade 4) or
    above, (including maths and English) or a
    Merit or above in Level 2 Media
  • Successful interview and initial assessment
  • You will need to demonstrate an enthusiasm for this subject area

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