This course will provide you with an introduction to both the creative and technical aspects of digital media production, specialising in film and visual effects, allowing you to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to further education and employment within the creative industries.
Our King's Cross Centre is fully equipped with the latest state-of-the-art facilities, including high-spec computer suites, sound studios, film and TV editing and recording studios and music rooms, replicating the workplace for your studies.
This course consists of two separate qualifications. In your first year of study, you will work towards the Level 3 90-Credit Diploma. Following successful completion of this qualification, you will be able to progress to the Extended Diploma. Our Extended Diplomas offer equivalent UCAS points to studying 3 A Levels.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
The course is assessed throughout the year and with an end-of-course portfolio.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Bachelor of Arts, or to pursue employment in the media industry.
Gen joined Westminster Kingsway College to undertake a Level 3 Creative Media Diploma.
Gen was guided through our Level 3 Creative Media qualifications, gained valuable knowledge experience on our GLA funded VFX bootcamp, which ultimately led to his successful application to a Visual Effects Level 4 Apprenticeship.
Gen is now working as a Junior Roto and Paint Artist at Industrial Light and Magic, one of the most prestigious global VFX companies.
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