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BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TRC5
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

Year One of the course is focused on Journalism. You will write and produce a range in different styles for different publications. You will also design and create a new magazine using Photoshop & InDesign skills.

In Year Two you will develop your print design skills through units on advertising and research skills for work in the Creative Industries. You will work with real life industry clients, developing advertising campaigns and brand creation.

 

Details

Year One of the course is focused on Journalism. You will write and produce a range in different styles for different publications. You will also design and create a new magazine using Photoshop & InDesign skills.

Unit 1: Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries.

Unit 2: Communication Skills for Creative Media Production.

Unit 50: Writing Copy.
Unit 51: Page Layout and Design.

In Year Two you will develop your print design skills through units on advertising and research skills for work in the Creative Industries. You will work with real life industry clients, developing advertising campaigns and brand creation.

Unit 3: Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries.

Unit 18: Producing Print Based Media.

Unit 52: Factual Writing for Print.

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How will it be delivered?

There are no formal examinations. All assessment is by portfolio of coursework.  This will be a mixture of practical production work. Written work will be required for the planning and evaluation of practical production units.

Entry requirements

General Level 3 entry requirements.

Your next steps...

Careers in:

Journalism, Web Design, TV/Film, Events Organiser, Theatre, Multimedia Production.

2013 data from the Office for National Statistics showed that of all those with an undergraduate degree, media and information studies graduates had the second highest employment rate of all subjects, second only to medicine. 

23.2% of Media Studies graduates work in the UK as art, design and media professionals, compared to 5.9% of all graduates.

In general, those studying creative arts subjects are more likely to find work related to their degree studies, whilst the transferable skills gained from arts and humanities allow graduates to enter a wide range of sectors.  (LOGAN, E & PRITCHARD, E, 2016.  What Graduates Do, Manchester: Prospects and the Education Liaison Task Group (ELTG) of AGCAS)

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