Film and Television Production 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 media production


You will achieve

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

Last updated: 4th April 2019

Course overview

This study programme is designed to equip you with the practical, organisational and analytical skills to make professional standard films, television programmes and online video content. You will learn the skills to plan, film and edit short films. This course is ideal if you are a budding film-maker, producer…actually anything connected with making films and TV programmes.

Course content

You will gain hands-on experience creating products for possible broadcast on the College’s internal broadcast facilities. The College has links with Los Angeles Harbor College which has provided opportunities for previous students to work on live television and performance based theatre projects. Others have worked with local MP’s, streaming community meetings live, on the internet, filming corporate events as well as entering and winning national competitions.

You will study:

  • Planning and production of media products such as short films, music videos, documentaries and advertisements
  • Understanding of the creative media sector
  • Professional practice in the media industries
  • Animation techniques (stop motion)
  • Television studio production
  • Multi-camera opportunities filming music events, performing arts performances and corporate events


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed on your practical work and coursework.

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 this industry.

Education: You could progress onto university to further develop your knowledge and skills.


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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Film and Television Production Level 3 Full-time