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Creative Digital Media Production BTEC Level 3 Diploma - 2020:21

Location: Farnham Sixth Form College
Year: 2020:21
Duration: 2 Years
FT/PT:  Part-Time 
Exam Board:  Edexcel
Fees (16-18): £ 0
Fees (Adv Learner Loan): £ 4670
07/09/2020Places Available
Subject Area

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Content / Overview 

Develop studio skills and create a wide variety of media products, ranging from documentaries and corporate videos to animation and advertising. You will learn about pre-production, filming, lighting and editing techniques.

Modules include:

  • Develop studio skills and knowledge
  • Create a variety of media products
  • Generate a technical portfolio
  • Pre-production, filming, lighting and editing techniques
  • Recording and writing for film and television
  • Develop animation and film production skills

Why Study Here

  • Benefit from a high quality learning experience
  • Taught by teachers with excellent industry knowledge
  • Fantastic resources including two dedicated Apple Mac suites, one PC suite, a television recording studio and a wealth of the latest media production software and hardware
  • Excellent progression routes to university or your chosen career
  • Smaller class sizes, so you'll benefit from extra support

Suitable For

This course is suitable for anyone interested in media production.

Application Method

Application followed by individual interview

Entry Requirements

You must achieve at least four GCSE at grade 4 or above, including English Language.


Coursework assignments which are internally assessed.

Further Study

On successful completion of this course you could progress on to a degree in Digital Media, Creative Media Production or similar. Alternatively, you may wish to pursue a career in the media industry.

Additional Information

A BTEC Level 3 Diploma is equivalent to 2 A Levels.

All students aged 19 years or over on 1 September in the first year of their course are expected to pay tuition, registration, exam fees and all other course related costs. Some assistance with these costs may be available depending on your circumstances and the latest government funding position.

There are normally no tuition, registration or examination fees to pay if you are aged 16-18 on 1 September in the first year of your course and are a British or European Union resident. This does not apply to HNCs/Ds, Foundation Degrees, Degrees or courses that do not attract government funding (identified as 'no fee remission available on this course').


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