Creative Interactive Media Level 3 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course starts in September 2019 and will be completed in two years.

Entry requirements
  • Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including GCSE English and maths
  • A genuine enthusiasm for creative design and production


You will achieve

UAL Level 3 [Extended] Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology

Last updated: 4th April 2019

Course overview

The course is suitable for you if you have a particular interest or are considering a career in the Creative Media Industries including: Journalism, Photography/Photo-journalism, Copy/Media Writing, Graphic and Web Design, Production Management and Marketing.

Course content

You will gain hands-on experience in a variety of activities, such as graphic design, photography, magazine and comic book design, as well as planning and producing a website and animations (2D). You will use industry standard hardware and software in order to design a series of creative products that will be displayed in a final portfolio.

You will also have the opportunity to study:

  • Advertising and marketing
  • Research techniques
  • Production management


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed on your practical work and coursework.


What equipment will I need?

You will need writing materials, paper, A4 ring binder and a USB memory stick.

Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

Employment: This course can form the foundations for future study and work in a variety of industries including graphic design, website production, advertising and marketing, journalism, games design, plus many more.

Education: This Extended Diploma allows you to pick from a wide range of Higher Education courses. Subjects such as Graphic Design, Advertising, Web Design, Photography, Journalism, Games Design and Film Studies are amongst some of the courses that previous students have progressed onto at university.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.



Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

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Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.


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Creative Interactive Media Level 3 Full-time