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Level 3

UAL Level 3 in Creative Media Production (Film Production or Games Design Pathways)


The Level Three UAL in Creative Digital Media Production is a rigorous specialist vocational programme, with a strong work related emphasis. It offers practical units combined with an extensive range of teaching and learning methods that enhance the learners’; self confidence. A range of disciplines are taught on the course in order to maximise learners’; skills base and improve employability. This course offers an opportunity to gain some of the necessary skills required to work in the media industry.

The course has two pathways. One is for film/tv production where you will use professional software packages such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Learn by doing work based projects where you are required to research, plan and present a ‘live’; project. On the course you will study subjects such as ‘Photography’;, ‘Digital Moving Image’; and ‘Animation’; to improve your knowledge and professionalism in various areas of the media.

The other pathway is gaming. On this course, you will learn about, Building a playable environment, Character designs and giving them a voice and how a game is born.

Both pathways concludes with a final major project that is your design. Tutors will help support your creative vision but this will be your opportunity to bring your creative vision to life!

You will be expected to spend approximately 15 hours each week studying in College.


This course is designed for students who have:

Four GCSEs at grade 4 and above.

English GCSE or equivalent at grade 4.

Maths GCSE or equivalent at grade 4.

Level 2 qualification in the subject specialism will be considered

Please speak to a member of the team if you’re not sure whether this level is right for you.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

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