The BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production is a course which lasts two years and most students who study the course go on to university to study a Media related degree. University courses which students have chosen before are Computer science, Animation, Advertising, TV and Film production and Film Studies. These transferable skills are relevant to all areas of creative arts and will prepare students for both higher education and the world of work.

Students will gain knowledge of and skills in pre-production, pitching and presenting, directing, interviewing, camerawork, sound recording and visual editing. The course is taught through a range of approaches designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop technical skills for practical applications and provide vocational real world experience.

Students will be taught through a series of projects which include:

Year 1

Pre-production, Documentary making, Working to a brief, Video and editing techniques and Critical approaches.

Students will make a NHS health promotional advert, past topics have included sun awareness, binge dinking, and the dangers of smoking.

You will also make a Documentary based on a topic of your choose. Documentaries which have been produced before have been based on, Local music talent, Boxing, Autism, Immigration and Rugby.

Year 2

Students will create a magazine and work with local journalists, for the last two years the topic of the magazine has been 'Welcome to Hull' and has been created for university students new to the city. Topics covered within the magazine have been where to go in Hull with £10 and where to find fashionable but cheap clothing.

You will also work on a live TV studio project, students will create from scratch a TV show, and film it in a TV studio. Students will work on set design, scripted , creating VT's to use within the show and also organize presenters and talent for the show.

The course is taught through a range of approaches designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop technical skills for practical applications and provide vocational real world experience. Delivery methods will include practical workshop sessions, media editing, classroom-based theory sessions supported by IT and computer-based research, real-world media industry and educational visits to the BBC in London and locally

If you have a very visual, creative imagination and good organisational skills with a desire to create your own Media texts, then this is the course for you. You will be working independently and as part of a team, completing real research and investigations. You will be developing your own productions and meeting strict deadlines. You will develop skills such as camera operation, interview and presentation techniques as well as learning the theory and practice of digital editing.

Students will also get the opportunity to visit the Berlin Film festival and visit historical sites around the city.

If students want to study a BTEC Media qualification which is equivalent to one AS/A Level we also offer the Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media Production