Media: Creative Media Level 1 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course starts in September 2019 and will be completed in one year.

Entry requirements
  • Three GCSEs at grades 2/E or above including GCSE English
  • A positive school report.


You will achieve

UAL Level 1 Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology

Last updated: 4th April 2019

Course overview

The programme encourages you to explore and enhance your creative media skills and knowledge. This is achieved through various projects using a wide range of different media and highly specialist equipment. The focus is on developing the essential elements in Creative Media Production.

Course content

This course aims to introduce you to the basics of working in the exciting area of media production including television, audio and games. You could get the chance to broadcast on Barnsley College Television, Barnsley College Radio and in the USA via Harbor College Television based in Los Angeles.

You will also learn:

  • Video/TV production (Barnsley College TV)
  • Games production
  • Digital media e.g. animation

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed on a mixture of practical work, coursework and exams.


Where will I study?

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
S70 2AX

What can I do next?

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

Contact the Information Unit

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

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

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.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths  we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.


Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Media: Creative Media Level 1 Full-time