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Media – L3 Applied General

Single | Double

Special Entry Requirements

You will need to meet the level 3 Applied General entry requirements.

Course Introduction

Over the two year course, you will be working in print and film as well as planning, shooting film and editing moving image. Throughout you will use a range of cameras and our green screen as well as professional editing software including Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Adobe Premier Pro and After Effects for editing moving images.

The single is equivalent to one A Level and the double to two A Levels.

Preparing for Level 3 Media

We have created some transition packs on our website to show you the kind of work that you will be doing at level 3 and to help you prepare for September.

If you have any questions about the course, please email admissions@s6f.org.uk

Course Modules

You will have a mixture of classroom-based lessons, group work, practical sessions and the chance for independent study. Units are always built around an industry scenario and the work follows the path of research, planning and production. You will take on the roles of people who work in the media such as producer, director, editor and camera operator, and learn to use a full range of equipment such as cameras, lighting and the green screen. You will also learn how to research a production, create a storyboard and plan a production. In this course the emphasis is on learning to work in a professional way, and you will work both by yourself and with other students.

Units will cover a wide range of media and techniques such as those listed below:

  • Film and Video Editing Techniques
  • Television Advertising
  • Music Video Production
  • Media Industries including Netflix and the gaming sector


This course is 100% coursework

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