Media Production (Film and TV) L3 BTEC Diploma


1. Qualification details

Qualification name Diploma in Creative Media Production (QCF)
Qualification level Level 3
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
Course type Full time
Course start date 02 September 2020
Price £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

This course mixes theory and practical work; after understanding the techniques media producers use, you are given the chance to create projects that reflect this understanding. First year students will create adverts and short films shot on location during one-day filming trips; develop their own presentation skills and learn camera techniques and full editing skills. They will also develop multicamera television productions in our television studio, culminating in an end-of-year magazine programme project. In the second year, students will enhance these skills with specialist work on audio and soundtracks, a lifestyle programme and live broadcast projects. Students will also have the chance to visit television studios, attend studio recordings and participate in live local radio. Discussion and understanding of theoretical concepts; essays and presentations; planning, researching and developing programme and production ideas; location filming; Final Cut Pro editing; on-screen graphic creation through Adobe Creative Suite; direction, leadership, floor management, camera operation, lighting, sound development, vision mixing, and full use of a fully-equipped College television studio. There is also an opportunity to become involved in the College radio station 6FM.

3. Entry requirements

In addition to our general entry requirements, you must have: n GCSE English – grade 3 No previous knowledge of Media Production is required but you need to have an interest in developing these skills.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Not available

6. Venue

Name Luton Sixth Form College
Address Bradgers Hill Road
LU2 7EW
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Phone 01582 877500

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
No other date or venue available