Learn the practical skills and media knowledge that will allow you to ultimately thrive in the media industries and be highly employable in the modern media workplace.
- Develop practical skills in a range of media areas
- Media production in a variety of contexts
- Producing print advertisements
- Filming for music videos
- Create a variety of media products
- Pre-production, filming, lighting and editing techniques
All 16-19 year olds on full-time programmes will be required to retake GCSE English and Maths or to undertake Functional Skills, if they have not already attained the equivalent of a GCSE grade C in these subjects, every year of their course, until they complete their studies.
Those who want a practical course in the skills necessary to work in the ever changing media industries and to progress on to Level 3 courses.
Creative Media Production at Farnham College is an outstanding course. Excellent, energetic and inspirational teachers offer a high quality learning experience for all students. The department has fantastic resources with two Apple Mac suites, one PC suite, a television recording studio and a wealth of the latest media production software and hardware.
How you'll learn and be assessed
Your experience will be varied and include learning practical skills, looking at case studies, working as a team and preparing presentations. Homework: The nature of the BTEC course means that there is little formal setting of weekly homework. Instead, there is a longer timeframe in which to complete a collection of work. Students are expected to manage their own short term time-frames and complete all work to deadline.
Media (Creative Media Production) Level 3 BTEC Diploma or a package of A Level subjects including Media.
At least four GCSEs at grade 3 (grade D) or above, including Maths and English Language.
No specialist equipment is needed for this course as all materials, software and hardware are provided or available for student use. A course materials fee of £10 is charged to cover this. There are also occasional fees for course trips and study visits.