Level 3

Creative Media Production (Television and Film Production) Level 3 Extended Diploma

Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
FREE* Southend Campus
Duration Age Group Study Year Cost Available Locations
FREE* Southend Campus


This course will give you a nationally recognised vocational qualification which acts as a stepping stone to a career in media production or for entry to higher education. This course allows you to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge in a range of television and film genres and contexts.

Completing this course will give you a UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & technology (Television and Film).

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Entry Requirements

  • Level 2 qualification or GCSEs x 4 at grade 4/C -  one to be grade 4/C in ENGLISH OR MATHS dependent on vocational subject to be studied
  • You will be asked to provide evidence of your ability in the subject which could be in the form of a portfolio
  • Successful attendance at interview event

Course Structure

Using industry standard equipment and software you will acquire the technical skills to be able to plan, shoot and edit your own tv and film products. This is delivered through a range of projects such as music videos, advertising, live tv shows, podcasts, documentaries and short films as well as your own independently planned projects. You will learn how to use the live tv studio, lighting, camera skills, audio, editing softwares, working on location and radio studio in addition to theoretical and scriptwriting knowledge and skills.


  • Relevant external work experience opportunities
  • Range of live projects and opportunities to work with external clients
  • Industry based day trips and residential trips such as Los Angeles
  • Final end of year show

Assessment & Feedback

Practical tasks and supporting written material uploaded as evidence to a wix website.

Course Cost

School Leavers, full_time: FREE

FREE to UK under 19s not in employment.


Aged 18 as of 31st August 2022 and applying for Level 3 Extended Diploma?

Your application and enrolment will be for the one year Level 3 Diploma. If you wish to complete the full Extended Diploma you will need to apply for an (Advanced Learner Loan) to cover the tuition fees after successfully completing the Diploma.

For more information please contact our admissions team

email: admissions@southessex.ac.uk

What Next...

Higher education at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Film and Television Production at University Centre Southend