ALERT : Change to May Half-Term dates: Half-term for students will start on Thursday 21st May 2020, online teaching will start again on Monday 1st June 2020. This is because your teachers are working on calculated grades
Note: You will have seen in the news that some schools/colleges are preparing for students to return on 1st June. This is not the case for us. Please continue with your learning at home until you hear otherwise.
Ardleigh Green Campus is open – only for those students that have been identified as needing to attend. All other Havering Campuses remain closed.
The course explores our state-of-the-art television, radio and design studios
where you will develop an understanding of the industry. Your lecturers are
industry professionals who will help you to develop the practical skills you
need, as well as showing you how to develop the research and planning aspects of
any production. Throughout the course you will develop practical skills across
You can expect to study:
Film and TV Production
Animation and VFX
Digital Design and Page Layout
You will undertake a final end-of-year project that will allow you to utilise
the various skills acquired throughout the course. The Extended Diploma is
equivalent to three A Levels.
It is a complete programme and is therefore not taken with any other course.
Having an understanding and interest in different types of media production will
benefit you personally and professionally.
5 GCSEs at grade 4, including English and/or Maths.
Where will it take me?
Successful completion of this course can lead to the study of higher
education creative and media courses and university degrees, such as
Broadcasting, Journalism or Editing and Post Production, among others. The
course develops a wide range of transferrable skills in problem-solving,
presentations and team working, which are beneficial for creative careers or any
employment. It also enables students to develop the confidence, knowledge and
skills needed to go directly to work in the multimedia and creative media
production industries, which have seen rapid growth and are increasingly
attractive to young people. Many of our students progress to exciting degree
courses, vocational apprenticeships or trainee roles and then on to careers in
the TV and Film industry.
Did You Know? There are more than two million jobs in the creative
industries and creative jobs have increased by 30.6% since 2011. Creative jobs
are future-proof jobs – 87% of creative jobs are at low or no risk of
automation. (Source: Creative Industries Federation 2017).
Course Assessment Method
100% Coursework including practical/written assessments.