Film & Media Production (UAL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology)

Course Overview

At The BRIT School we are passionate about all things media. The quality of British film, TV and radio production is highly regarded worldwide and they make a key contribution to the UK economy whilst at the same time adding to this country’s cultural richness. Within these industries there is a wide range of potential careers, from the creative, to the technical, and potential management roles. The skills that you will learn on our courses will prepare you for your first steps in an exciting and vibrant sector. Please note that the UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology at The BRIT School is proudly endorsed by:

Film and Media at The BRIT School is a ScreenSkills Select course. Being awarded this accreditation and receiving industry backing is a reflection of the quality of teaching and learning within the department and also credible proof that Film and Media at The BRIT School prepares you for entry into the industry from age 18.

Course Information

At the end of your study you will have gained the UAL, Level 3, Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology. It is the equivalent of three A Levels, and can be translated into UCAS points for easy application to universities.

A wide range of transferable media skills will be taught on this course, the course concentrates on both filmmaking and broadcast, allowing you the flexibility to specialise as the course progresses.

How Do I Apply?

Please answer the following questions:


Describe yourself in a tweet (280 characters).


Write about a time when you felt like a superhero.


If you could be taught by someone related to this subject who would it be and why?


What media-related activities have you been involved with? For instance, you may be a keen photographer, filmmaker, scriptwriter, or have experience with live broadcasting.

Application Questions

Click below to view the application questions, including Student Work for Question D.


Student Experience

The Film and Media Production course has been designed to reflect both the film and broadcast industries. Using industry standard hardware, including a range of cameras and our own Radio and TV Studio (sponsored by YouTube Music), you will complete a wide range of industry-related projects, including music videos, short films, documentaries, and photography. Alongside this you will collaborate on live broadcasts covering both TV and radio. Underpinning these practical projects are more theory-based assignments that cover subjects such as scriptwriting, film studies and industry related topics.

Our students have undertaken placements on a range of productions, from feature films, to advertisements and radio. Every year, working as part of a crew, our students travel to a secret location for four days to shoot short films. BRIT Live is the department’s very own magazine style show that is broadcast monthly via YouTube. We also celebrate the success of all of our students through the department’s annual award showcase held at the BFI Southbank.

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What Qualities Do I Need?

We are interested in students who possess and can demonstrate a passion in at least one area of media, whether it is the adrenaline rush of live broadcast or the painstaking process of crafting a film or documentary. It is essential that you are enthusiastic and can demonstrate both commitment and the ability to work as part of a team. If you are applying to join the Post 16 course you will need to submit a digital portfolio once you have been shortlisted to interview. This portfolio should showcase your dedication and experience in at least one relevant area of media.

Careers & Destinations