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Content, Media and Film Production (Advanced) - Level 3

Overview

In our modern world video production is everywhere. Welcome to the exciting world of Content, Media and Film Production.

Here at college you will study digital media content from around the world and learn to make a range of high quality products, such as film, documentaries, live TV and online video content.

You will use the very latest technology and equipment to develop skills in making videos, using HD cameras, lighting techniques and the Adobe Creative Suite.

This course is aimed at those who wish to explore a career in some of the following job roles:

  • Content creation
  • Cinematographers
  • Camera operators
  • Editors
  • Producers
  • Directors
  • Researchers
  • Production assistants
  • Writers
  • Journalists

Our tutors all have extensive experience in the media industry and can give you the very best advice and guidance as you start your journey in the exciting world of creative media production.


Start dates and fees

* If you are aged 19-23 and studying your first Level 3 course then that course may be free. Please contact us for more details. If you are aged 19 or over and either studying a second Level 3 course or qualifying Level 4, 5 or 6 course you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the costs.

Start DateCodeAnnual Fee (Age)Actions
16-18over 19
Sep 20242301A1470FREEFREE* to £2882.00Apply

* If you are aged 19-23 and studying your first Level 3 course then that course may be free. Please contact us for more details. If you are aged 19 or over and either studying a second Level 3 course or qualifying Level 4, 5 or 6 course you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the costs.


What will I study?

  • Camera operation and live TV production
  • Audio production and editing
  • Documentary making and scriptwriting
  • Creative adverts
  • Creating dramas.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, plus a portfolio with evidence of media work.
  • Or, a relevant Level 2 qualification at merit level, plus a portfolio.

If you are a young person who is not currently studying a traditional GCSE programme, we will consider alternative qualifications such as functional skills and vocational qualifications.

Please contact our admissions team for further information - admissions@wnc.ac.uk.

Applicants aged over 19:

  • If you do not have the entry requirements listed above you may still be accepted to study if you can provide relevant experience, a strong portfolio of work and a commitment to the subject.

Study programmes - essential skills for employment

If you're a student between the ages of 16 and 18 (or 19 to 25 with an EHC Plan) we want to make sure you have the best possible chances of landing an awesome job once you finish college.

Students who haven't achieved a grade 4/C in GCSE maths or English to continue studying these subjects while you're here with us. By doing so, you'll be building a strong foundation of skills that will significantly boost your employability in the future.

Think of it as a chance to supercharge your knowledge and abilities. You'll be equipped with the tools necessary to tackle the world beyond college with confidence. Plus, we'll be right here to support you every step of the way.

In addition, to help you gain essential skills for employment, all students aged 19 and under and studying a full-time course with us will take part in our study programmes.


How long is the course?

2 years.


How will I be assessed?

Assessment takes place through controlled assignments set by tutors and externally verified. 

You will take part in projects and practical workshops based on realistic workplace situations.  


What can I progress onto?


Career opportunities


How do I apply?

Apply online

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