BTECs support a huge range of careers, and they are particularly useful for those students who are aiming for a career in the creative industries. The College offers a 1 A Level, 2 A Level and 3 A Level equivalent qualification in this subject. The information below shares some of the topics you will study:


- Video editing techniques

- Film production

- Sound design

- Multi-camera production

- Documentary production


BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma/Extended Diploma is a full time programme of study, and is therefore best suited to those who have decided to work in the creative media sector, or progress to university to study a media related subject. You will have the opportunity to study optional units in areas you are interested in, such as editing techniques and single camera techniques, allowing you to develop a specialism related to your chosen career.

Grade 4 in GCSE Media Studies and/or GCSE Art is desirable.

Studying BTEC Creative Media (TV and Film) is perfect if you are keen to explore the interesting and innovative career possibilities offered in the world of media. It will support you to develop the technical skills and knowledge that is highly valued by universities and employers. Through a range of practical projects and assignments, you will learn about the creative media sector and develop plenty of work-related skills. This is supported with work experience opportunities, and a range of visiting speakers to help inspire you.

The possibilities offered from studying Creative Media are endless! However, our students typically consider careers in areas such as Film Production, Television Production, Journalism, or Editing. You could progress to an apprenticeship or a university degree.

Good to Know

The TV, Film and Radio industries are growing year on year and there are estimated to be almost 250,000 jobs in the sector.