Level 3 Media

Entry Guidance

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or better. No more than two applied courses can count towards this total and each applied course counted has the equivalence of only one GCSE, regardless of its nominal size. In addition, students must achieve the specific entry requirements which may apply to this course.

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Typical Syllabus Outline

The Level 3 Certificate in Creative Media provides the knowledge, understanding and technical skills for learners wishing to enter upon a career in the creative media industries.

The course is structured to encourage the development of the skills required be the new media industry. In this course you will develop knowledge of the exciting new creative design industries. Creative media will equip you with the thinking skills and technical capabilities to bring your ideas to life. You will use industry-standard software to create original media products, fit for purpose in an ever-changing media landscape.


You will be assessed by practical work and a collection of evidence from your portfolio. The course is unit based: each unit has a credit value and assessments are made throughout the course.


The Level 3 Certificate in Creative Media is an ideal route for students looking for places at universities and colleges, and careers in interactive and online media and web design. Alternatively you could expect to be employed in the creative industries at junior level.

Student’s progress on to specialist courses at Degree, Higher National Diploma or Foundation Degree level.