Creative Media BTEC Extended Diploma

BTEC Extended Diploma

Vocational Creative Media looks at a wide variety of subject disciplines geared towards working in the media industry.

This is a specialist two-year course with an integrated creative and technical study of media production. Although the course is practical, developing skills such as team-building, communication and presentation, there are substantial written elements that have to be covered in each unit.

The course is 100% assessed by coursework.  Some will be assignments produced to meet criteria, there will be some practical assessments where opportunity arises and there will be some work undertaken under controlled conditions.

Career Path

  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Designer
  • Video Editor
  • Game Designer
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Animator
  • Director
  • Producer

More than just a course

During the course you will have the opportinuty to visit companies working in the media sector. Creative Media will fully prepare you for a specialist career path within the digital media industries.
Unique Features

  • Develop high level skills in industry standard software
  • Visits to globally recognised institutions such as the BBC & McCann.
  • Work for local clients and entrepreneurs on live projects

Units you could study

  • Working in the Creative Media Industry
  • Digital Media Skills
  • Branding Campaigns
  • Animation
  • Website Production
  • Digital Games Production
  • App Design
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Film production.
  • Storyboarding
  • 3D Modelling

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE grade 4-9 (A-C) Including English and/or Maths at a minimum of level 4.

“Creative Media is an excellent subject that combines practical assignments with written work and creates a constantly changing subject that is diverse and interesting.” Matthew Sayers – Y13 Creative Media

Game Design Student at Salford University.

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