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Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology

LCC film student with clapper board
LCC film student with clapper board

The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology has been designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree-level study and employment in the media sector.

It 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.

Please read the UAL Awarding Body statements of purpose for these qualifications:

Statement of purpose - Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology (PDF 190KB)

Statement of purpose - Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology (PDF 309KB)

Qualifications at a glance

Diploma

  • Level - 3
  • Units - 8
  • TQT (hours) - 1,040
  • GLH - 600
  • Typical course duration - 1 year
  • UCAS points(Pass/Merit/Distinction) - 36/60/84
  • QAN - 601/3986/9
  • Typical progression - Games design, animation, television, film, radio, photography

Extended Diploma

  • Level - 3
  • Units - 14
  • TQT (hours) - 2,030
  • GLH - 1,140
  • Typical course duration - 2 years
  • UCAS points(Pass/Merit/Distinction) - 72/120/168
  • QAN - 601/3987/0
  • Typical progression - Games design, animation, television, film, radio, photography

Specification and documents

Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology specification (PDF 1.1MB)

Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology specification - Welsh language (PDF 4.1MB)

Level 3 Grade Criteria Exemplification Matrix (PDF 138KB)

Stakeholder support

This qualification has been developed in collaboration with subject practitioners and further education colleges to ensure that it provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to prepare learners for employment and/or support a role in the workplace.

The following organisations have provided letters of support for this qualification:

Arts University Bournemouth - letter of support (PDF 258KB)

Leeds College of Arts - letter of support (PDF 310KB)

University for the Creative Arts - letter of support (PDF 485KB)

Working with us

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Visit the Working with us page for information on the approval process for new and existing centres.

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