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UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology

This Diploma provides an opportunity for those who have an interest in media to explore, develop and test their creativity within a qualification structure which is stimulating and demanding and provides a supportive transition from general to more specialised study.

why choose this course?

This course will help you develop the skills and competencies demanded by employers in the creative industries. Through your studies you will learn to be a collaborative team player, a confident communicator, creative and innovative, an entrepreneurial problem solver, adaptable in the face of change, develop high-level technical skills both traditionally and digitally and be motivated and self-directed. You will develop an effective working understanding of media production across a diverse range of assignments and creative activities.  The qualification will prepare you for a wide range of careers in the creative industries, including employment opportunities in areas such as Film Making/ Lens-based Media, Advertising, Radio, and Events Management.

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Start date: 09/09/2024

Course code
FDCRMPT24T
Level
Level 3
Location
Truro College
Duration
2 years
Qualification
Extended Diploma

TOP COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

future-proof creative skills

Excellent academic support

Outstanding facilities

booming creative sector

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Develop critical awareness

Have a critical and contextual awareness of different perspectives and approaches within the media sector or related subjects of study or work.

A media and photography student uses a professional camera in a media studio.

creative production skills

Understand, adapt and safely use appropriate and practical methods and skills for creative production.

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critically review

Critically review the effectiveness and appropriateness of methods, actions, and results.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The Media course provides an opportunity for you to explore, develop and test your creativity within a qualification structure that is stimulating and demanding. You will have the opportunity to develop transferable skills along with a rich contextual knowledge and understanding of your developing creative practice in image making.

The UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma Photography course contains 13 mandatory units.

The Units cover: Film Making, Music Videos, Advertising, Audio (Radio, Podcasts etc), Photography, Documentary, Magazines and more.

The units incorporate Colour, Audio, Lighting, Cinematography, Design and Composition. Each unit has elements of written research (textual analysis etc.) and pre-production planning (scriptwriting, storyboard etc.).

At the end of both years of study, you will undertake a Final Major Project designed to assess your ability to apply your learning throughout the qualification.

Ultimately, the course is designed to support you to develop a portfolio of work which will assist you in making applications to appropriate HE courses, entry level roles, training programmes, apprenticeships, and self‑employment.

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WHERE WILL IT TAKE ME?

This course is designed to build up your portfolio of work and provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to enable you to progress to higher education courses or gain employment in the exciting and dynamic creative media industries in a range of areas.

Assessment Arrangements

Internally assessed and internally verified portfolio of evidence (Units 1-7 in the first year and Units 9-12 in the second year) which are subject to quality assurance by UAL Awarding Body. Internally assessed and internally verified assignment (Units 8) and project (Unit 13) which are graded by the centre and externally moderated by UAL Awarding Body.

Entry Requirements

It is recommended that you have a minimum of 4 x GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, at least one of which should be in a creative arts subject plus either English or Maths.

Practical Requirements

Camera equipment is available to loan from the department, but many students opt to use their own; we recommend Canon models as they will then be compatible with the College inventory. You will have to provide your own SD card for filming (class 10) you should also have a card reader.

Information & Support

Year One is called the UAL Level 3 Diploma and Year Two is called the Extended Diploma in Creative Media Diploma and Technology. Most students will study for the two-year duration, although you will receive a Diploma qualification upon successful completion of the first year.

UCAS points (Pass/Merit/Distinction) – 72/120/168

Further information regarding this qualification can be found on the UAL Awarding Body website:

https://www.arts.ac.uk/partnerships/ual-awarding-body/qualifications/creative-media/ual-level-3-diploma-and-extended-diploma-in-creative-media-production-and-technology

Contact Us
Lee Clark – PTL Media & Photography: 01872 265803 / leec@truro-penwith.ac.uk
Emily Hart – Course Leader: 01872 305084 – emilyh@truro-penwith.ac.uk
Sharon Purdie – Course Leader: 01872 308472 – sharonp@truro-penwith.ac.uk

 

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  • Marketing Associate Professionals
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