This course will take you on a creative journey covering every stage of the digital production process, from film and television analysis, to creating scripts and storyboards, filming and editing and sharing the final result. You will get the chance to produce music videos, documentaries, adverts, animation, short drama films and quiz shows and even an original radio drama. You will have the opportunity to explore other areas of digital media as you learn about the video games industry using software such as 3DS Max, Unity and Photoshop, whilst also focusing on photography skills and graphics as part of digitial skills. We also attend a variety of trips such as EGX where you will be able to meet developers from across the industry.

Funding and bursaries

Students if you’re aged over 19 you may be eligible for free tuition depending on the course you want to study, your existing qualifications and your financial circumstances. For more information email or call 023 8087 4874.

Advanced Learner Loans are available for students who are aged 19 or over. Repayments do not begin until the course is completed and you are earning £25,000 or over. Eligible learners will be enrolling on a level 3 or above course and are a UK or EU national. For further information, visit

Entry requirements

At least four GCSEs, grade 4 or above, including English, or a Merit or Distinction in Digital/Media Level 2. GCSE Media Studies is not essential, but an interest in digital skills, media and game design is.

What will I learn?

This course will develop up-and-coming filmmakers and students who want to work in the media, television and film industries. You will:

Enhance your understanding of advanced media production and techniques

Develop your skills with specialist software packages for image, film and podcasting

Learn about multi-media production, scriptwriting and pitching based on a client’s brief

Create your own portfolio of media work

Work Experience

Students are required to do 60 hours work experience per year. The college will help you find these hours, which typically come from outside briefs, filming for a variety of clients (currently we work with NHS Southern Health and Brightside Personal Training).


You’ll study a variety of modules, including:


Working to a brief

Simple camera

Multi camera

Stopmotion animation

TV advertising

Other units will also be available.


You will be assessed through a range of creative assessment methods.

Enrichment Opportunities

These will be offered to learners throughout the time of the course.

Career and Progression

After completion of the Extended Diploma, you can pursue higher levels of study at university. You can also explore a career in TV and film, radio, advertising, animation or marketing through either an entry-level position or apprenticeship.

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