Creative and Digital Media Production UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma

This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree-level study and employment in the media sector.

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  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Location

    Bracknell and Wokingham College

  • Pathway


The UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology will explore all aspects of Creative Media Production including film-making, sound recording/production as well as production processes. Alongside this you will develop skills in Digital and Interactive Media such as working with user interface/experience, 2D animation and social media content creation.


You will study a variety of units depending on the level of course. Towards the end of each year will get the chance to specialise/focus in areas which you wish to pursue and to create your own Final Major Project. 



Your units will include:

  • Introduction to Media Processes & Technical Skills
  • Investigating Audio and Visual Production & Technology
  • Investigating Interactive Media Production & Technology
  • Critical & Contextual Awareness
  • Specialist Study in Creative and Digital Media Production
  • Developing a Creative Media Production

UAL Awarding Body believes in transformative education. They design and award creative qualifications that empower and inspire educators to help students reach their potential.

UAL Awarding Body is regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA Regulation and currently offers qualifications in Art and Design, Fashion Business and Retail, Creative Media Production and Technology, Music Performance and Production and Performing and Production Arts. They are also the UK’s leading provider of the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. Their qualifications have high retention and achievement rates because they are flexible, responsive and relevant to industry needs, and facilitate student progression.

Most of our students progress to higher-education programmes at either degree or HND level. Many choose to specialise in a particular field once they move on to university, having experienced a range of options as part of their programme.

Following university, examples of possible careers include:

  • film making
  • camera operation
  • advertising executive
  • journalist
  • public relations
  • designer
  • media
  • professional photographer

You need to have 4 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (or a Level 2 Creative Media Diploma with a Merit profile) including English Language and maths

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Why Bracknell and Wokingham College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    Courses available

  • 95%

    of our graduates go into work or higher education 

  • 60+

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