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Level 3, UAL Extended Diploma

Media Production


Level 3

Career Sector

Creative & Digital

Available At

Seevic Palmer's

Start Date


Course overview

Exploring both the creative and technical aspects of media, our courses will build your digital skills needed for a career in digital media - a booming part of the UK economy.

The University of Arts London (UAL awarding body) TV & Film production course Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology (two year course) is designed to introduce you to the substantial number of job roles the industry employs. Look at the end titles of your favourite film or TV programme and there you will see opportunities to investigate a career that will inspire and engage you.

This course guides you to discover the 'How to' for many roles from screenwriting, producing, directing, cinematography, editing, to a starter role of a GoFa (go for this - go for that) also known as a Runner - from where many well established professionals began their careers.

USP College is in a perfect location for the highest number of the industries jobs that are concentrated in London. If not an apprenticeship at the end of your course, then on to university with the equivalent of 3 A-Levels.

Entry requirements

  • At least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English Language or Maths. If your English Language is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa 


  • A Level 2 BTEC Diploma or above and GCSE English Language or Maths at grade C/4 or above
  • Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language
  • Grade C/4 or above in GCSE Maths

What will I study?

This course offers you a challenging and stimulating introduction to the expanding field of media. 

During the course you will meet media professionals, work on client-prepared briefs and visit working media studios. You will develop the vital skills needed to work in a range of media related areas, including:

  • Television
  • Film
  • Advertising
  • Radio


Core Modules

Preproduction techniques

Communication skills

Research techniques

Creative media production management

Working to a brief

Critical approaches

Understanding the media industry

Additional Modules

Film and editing techniques

Single camera techniques

Music video production

Page layout and design

Animation production

Why study Media Production at USP?

Our College Company Live Creative will offer you the opportunity to produce games, apps, films and websites for many local and national organisations so that you leave us with maximum experience and an attractive CV to progress to the next level.

Former projects include promotional videos for Leigh Folk Festival and Essex TV, and game design for The Saxon King in conjunction with Southend  museums and the British Museum.

What could I do next?

The creative industry is one of the UK’s most successful business sectors. You could progress to study a relevant degree at university, find employment, or start an Apprenticeship in the industry.

You could work in areas such as: Media Production, Marketing and PR

Degree subjects at university include: Television or Radio Broadcasting, Animation, Advertising.


TV & Film Official Data

There were 261,000 estimated jobs in the TV, film, radio and photography sector in 2017. The highest numbers were concentrated in London, the South East, the North West and Scotland.


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