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Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice

Level 3
Full-Time
22/23
60346656
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Overview

The Extended Diploma, equivalent to three A Levels, is a two-year, full-time course that meets entry requirements for learners who want to progress to higher education courses in creative media areas before entering employment.. This qualification has been designed to provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to further education, higher education and training or employment in the Creative Media industry. This programmes is designed for progression and to provide a substantial portfolio as an outcome of undertaking significant experimental explorations and projects that showcases learners’ skills and knowledge will prepare them for progression. Reducing the number of units and assessments allows for largescale projects and provides a holistic learning experience for all. This enables a diagnostic process that balances development of skills with personal growth and intentions. The breadth of study in each qualification gives learners opportunities to consider their practice in the context of professional practice with work from inception of ideas to completion. The assessment enables learners to demonstrate valuable skills such as analysis, planning, organisation and critical thinking in the context of developing practical outcomes. Core technical skills development that covers all practices has been embedded throughout the programme.

Learners taking this qualification will study two mandatory learning and teaching module: Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills Advancing Creative Practice This qualification has been designed to enable and encourage multidisciplinary practice and integration of all the relevant skills that learners want to develop. Technical skills have been expressed through the following categories to allow for development and integration of skills across practices, including skills used across media practices: Moving image Character environment Experience Sound Graphic and lens Text Skills are developed through teaching and learning modules and synthesised through projects, producing outcomes for assessment. Learners can also choose to undertake an optional Level 4 assessment unit Critical Self-Appraisal.

  • A Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills;
  • B Advancing Creative Practice.
  • Each learning and teaching module has two units-
  • A1 Skills Development
  • A2 Creative Project;
  • B1 Personal Progression
  • B2 Creative Industry Response.
  • Four GCSEs grade C or above or equivalent preferably in relevant creative subjects. Entry is subject to a successful interview with the course co-ordinator.

    There are two learning and teaching module in the Extended Diploma - A Exploring and Developing Creative Media Skills; B Advancing Creative Practice allowing learners to develop and advance their skills iteratively. Each learning and teaching module has two units- A1 Skills Development and A2 Creative Project; B1 Personal Progression and B2 Creative Industry Response. Learners must complete all four assessment units and achieve a Pass grade or above in each assessment criterion. The Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice is graded using an overall qualification grading of PPP to D*D*D*, attracting UCAS points in the same way as A Level grades.

    Upon successful completion of this qualification learners may progress to higher education courses such as our own Open University Foundation Degree in Visual Media Arts. It also supports progression to an apprenticeships or employment in the creative media sector. Upon successful completion of this qualification learners may progress to higher education courses such as our own Open University Foundation Degree in Visual Media Arts. It also supports progression to an apprenticeships or employment in the creative media sector.

    To deepen and refine students’ skills over time, this course has been designed to ensure exposure to teaching and learning approaches that challenge learners. This is supported by the five mandatory areas of content, which are common to both modules and which are developed to give learners valuable transferable skills. The five content areas are: informing ideas problem solving technical skills professional practice communication This qualification has been designed to enable and encourage multidisciplinary practice and integration of all the relevant skills that learners want to develop. Technical skills have been expressed through the following categories to allow for development and integration of skills across practices, including skills used across media practices: Moving image Character environment Experience Sound Graphic and lens Text Skills are developed through teaching and learning modules and synthesised through projects, producing outcomes for assessment. Learners can also choose to undertake an optional Level 4 assessment unit Critical Self-Appraisal.

    3 Available Sessions

    *The fees quoted are per annum and are payable for each year of the course’s duration.

    dungannon

    Full-Time

    P3656DF10A

    Session Code

    2 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    15

    Hours per Week

    34

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    01/09/2022

    Start Date

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee N/A

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    enniskillen

    Full-Time

    P3656EF10A

    Session Code

    2 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    15

    Hours per Week

    34

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    01/09/2022

    Start Date

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee N/A

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

    omagh

    Full-Time

    P3656OF10A

    Session Code

    2 Year(s)

    Duration

    Further Education

    Mode of Study

    15

    Hours per Week

    34

    Number of Weeks

    Interview Required

    22/23

    Academic Year

    01/09/2022

    Start Date

    Subject to Timetable

    Day/s

    Total Full Fee N/A

    Total Concessionary Fee N/A

    Full Fee Breakdown

    **Concession Fee Breakdown

    Fees Payable Each Year

    **Am I eligible for concessionary fees?

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