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Media and Journalism

Media (Film/TV/Radio) Level 3

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

You could progress on to university or into course related employment in radio production, news broadcasts, script writer, radio technician or sound recordist.

With this qualification under your belt you can easily go on to degree courses. You can also study for a media or journalism degree at University Centre Peterborough.

Who is it for?

If you’d like a career in television, radio, film or advertising production, this two year course will provide you with the essential academic and technical skills allowing you to gain employment in the industry or move on to apprenticeships or university.

You will also take part in a series of workshops with tutors from the Media & Journalism Centre, to develop a broad range of media and journalistic skills.

What is covered?

Throughout the course you will study a variety of subjects including:

  • Film production
  • Film editing
  • Camera techniques
  • Media campaigns
  • Advertising production
  • Scriptwriting
  • Working to a commission

You will also have the opportunity to take part in various work experience opportunities.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including English and maths. In order to be offered a place on the course, you must also successfully complete a portfolio examination for arts and media. Further information will be sent to you when you are offered an interview date.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Since joining Peterborough College, I’ve transformed into a confident film professional. The supportive environment and approachable lecturers have been pivotal, especially in an area with few media specialists like Peterborough.

Joe Hollick
L3 Creative Media Practice

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