- Course Code: MP001-Y1
- Duration: 2 year
- Approved by: University of the Arts London
- Study Mode: Full time
This Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production aims to provide a firm foundation in many areas of media production and postproduction but also encourages personal development and expression. In our experience, students enjoy UAL programmes because they can specialise in areas of learning linked with work and creative exploration that they are interested in. Students build their confidence because they are developing practical skills that will help them secure a job in the future.
- What will I study?
You may have a burning desire to work in film, television, radio or audio production, progressing onto a range of job roles including:
Writing television drama
Being an animator
Motion graphics designer
Presenting live on air
On the Level 2 study programme you will study four main areas including video, audio, photography and media theory. For example, how to plan and prepare a film shoot, and how film and TV sound is packaged.
On the Level 3 Extended Diploma you will be provided with a practical, real-world approach to learning alongside a key theoretical background. The Extended Diploma is equivalent to 3 traditional A Levels.
You will be assessed by project work and a portfolio of evidence.
Level 2 - You will need four GCSEs with at least two at grade C or D, or a Level 1 Diploma qualification at Merit.
Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma - Applicants should have a Level 2 at Merit or Distinction or at least four GCSEs A - C of which one must be maths or English.
- Entry Requirements
Students should have at least a BTEC Level 2 Merit/Distinction Grade portfolio or at least four GCSEs at Grades A*-C (including English Language) Equivalent qualifications will be considered. All students will need to demonstrate an active interest in Creative Media or related Media Studies.
- How will I be assessed?
Our UAL qualifications are not exam-based. The projects that students undertake form the basis of their results which are graded as Pass, Merit, or Distinction.
- What can I do next?
This qualification is mapped to the Pre-Degree Foundation (Media pathway) course at Blackburn College and then onwards to a range of Mediarelated Degree courses either at the University Centre at Blackburn College (which is certified by Lancaster University) or at other prestigious universities in the UK.
Learners can also progress to Media related degree courses at the University Centre at Blackburn College, or to a whole range of other related degree courses at leading institutions in the United Kingdom. Some learners also progress directly to employment within the creative industries.
The Media related degree courses available at University Centre at Blackburn College include:
- Fine Art (Integrated Media) BA (Hons)
- Illustration and Animation BA (Hons)
- Photographic Media Foundation Degree FdA
These courses are all validated by UK Top 10 Lancaster University.
- Your Study Programme