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Who is the course for

This course is for those who wish to follow a broad based video production course that allows them to go on to university or work in the media industry.

Course Content

Yr 1 course = 90 credits

Yr 2 course = additional 90 credits (total 180 credits)

Course units include:

  • Studio-based production
  • Understanding the media
  • Film, television and video studies
  • Experimental video
  • Interview techniques
  • Production management
  • Video editing
  • Advertising.

These are covered through a variety of practical project briefs closely linked to industrial practises and offer the opportunity to produce original short films as well as work on live briefs for clients who, in the past, have included the BBC, Coca-Cola and Chocolate Films.

Study Methods

Students will be working in industry standard studios, on location and be given access to professional edit facilities.

You will be working on productions in practical, theoretical and written ways, delivering producation portfolios and showreels of practical work.

How is the course assessed

Continual assessment across a braod range of project breifs through regular feedback and action planning in both practical and written assignments.

Where next - Further Studies

Progress from the 90 credit Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production. After completing the Extended Diploma progress onto a higher education courses linked to media or directly to industry with a showreel.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Gain employment in a broad range of creative roles in the media industry such as director, screenwriter or camera operator. Past students have also taken up apprenticeships with employers such as Pinewood Studios.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 29 June 2016

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 05 September 2016

Starts: 05/09/2016

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00