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

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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:

Purpose Statement L3 Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology (Word 37KB)

Purpose Statement L3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology (Word 37KB)

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 V7 (PDF 701KB)

Centre handbook (PDF 419KB)

Level 3 Grade Criteria Exemplification Matrix V1.0(PDF 208KB)

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 258 KB)

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

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

Working with us

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