Course overviewCreative Media TV, Film and Audio Production Level 3 City of Bristol College
A full-time UAL Diploma/Extended Diploma in Creative Media TV, Film and Audio Production.
This two-year course will allow you to develop industry-standard production processes, as well as technical and creative skills.
You can expect to plan, film and edit a range of productions. This could include TV and radio adverts, music videos, film trailers, documentaries and short films.
This course is suitable for school leavers and adults.
Dates and applications
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Who is this course for?
Do you want to develop a career in a creative media industry?
This course is for young people aged 16-18 and adults aged 19 and over who are interested in getting into the film, TV and moving image industry.
You will need to be creative and be willing to explore and experiment with different techniques within the subject specialism.
What you'll learn
This course consists of different units which, over the two years, will focus on pre and post-production techniques designed to prepare you for creative media professional working.
You will gain the basic and creative skills in digital media as well as information about a range of media practitioners and industry job roles.
You will learn a range of different techniques, including:
- sound recording
- video/sound editing.
Course entry requirements
To join this course, you will need five GCSEs at Grade 4 (C) or above which must include English and/or Maths or a Level 2 diploma at merit grade with ideally GCSE English and Maths at minimum Grade 4 or equivalent.
You must also have a passion for creative media, a desire to work with digital media products, a willingness to learn, experiment and develop your skills and a motivation to work independently and in groups on practical projects.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
This course is a two-year programme which consists of the diploma in year one and a top-up to an extended diploma in year two.
Students have the option of undertaking just one year and leaving with a qualification which is the equivalent of one and a half A Levels.
All of your work will follow a vocational scenario or context which simulates a real-world situation. This course is 100% coursework. You will present your work in a range of formats and you will be assessed on your research, development and experimentation and final outcomes.
You will be encouraged to develop your work and professional practice through evaluation and self-reflection. You will have access to a full record of feedback and marks for you to monitor your progress, self-assess and reflect on your own practice.
Future career and study opportunities
After completing the first year of the course, you can then opt to progress onto the second year.
Alternatively, you may switch your learning and transfer to one of our other Extended Diplomas including:
The course is a valid qualification to help with these progression routes and completion of the full Diploma will support you to progress into Higher Education.
You may choose to move on to specialist areas of study such as Film Making, Sound Production or Digital Graphics for Moving Image. There are also routes into apprenticeships and into the industry.
There is no formal kit list for consumables, but if you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
For guidance on which career path to take, to explore career options related to our courses, find out which careers are in demand, and then get the training you need.