• Course
    Overview
  • Units and
    Structure
  • Entry
    Requirements
  • Student
    Support

Course Overview

Build your idea from script to screen using the processes and techniques of the industry. From pre-production, production and post-production ,  you will have access to a range of professional equipment from HD camcorders to cranes and tracks to enhance your films. Create stunning visual effects in our green screen room or create a TV show for our DCTV channel, using industry broadcast live streaming mixers by BlackMagic Design; here at Doncaster College you can explore your inner filmmaker.

Through a variety of external contacts there are always opportunities available for you to gain invaluable work experience to be used in your showreel and CV. Clients in the past have varied from Doncaster Council, RDaSH and various Live stream awards.

Level
Level 3
Duration
1 or 2 years full-time
Awarding Body
UAL
Course Fees
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Units and Structure

The course is delivered through a series of 8 units, each with their own set of assignments.

Units 1-3: You will be creating a variety of video content, exploring short film, single camera production, VFX and advertising. Within this you will cover the theoretical links to narrative and audience, while practicing research techniques to structure your idea and roles within the industry. Workshops are held to allow you to practice with equipment and build production skills.

Units 4-7: Are focused on developing your skills further through the creation of a TV show, music video and exploring the context of Hollywood and independent film. In these units you will be learning interactive media skills and creating a website. Sound design will also factor into these units to make you broadcast ready. From the skills you have acquired in Units 1-7,

Unit 8: Allows you the freedom to select a video project of your choice, that may have been explored throughout the year to take forward for the final major project. This could range from a short film to a music video or even a documentary.

 

Entry Requirements:
To join the Level 3 Film and TV production course you must have :

  • 4-5 GCSEs grades A*-C (Including English C or above & Maths D or above)

or

  • a Level 2 Diploma at a Merit

 

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

  • 4-5 GCSEs grades A*-C (Including English C or above & Maths D or above)
  • or a Level 2 Diploma at a Merit
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English and attend an interview

All students will need to present a small creative project at interview.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

Progression and Employment

If you have enjoyed the L3 Diploma you can apply and enrol on the L3 Extended Diploma for your second year. The second year will enable you to gain UCAS points equivalent to 3 A levels, explore apprenticeship and work opportunities in the local and national area.

Courses you can progress to

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Have any further questions about this course? You can contact someone specifically about it by using the details below or filling in the enquiry form.

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getcreative@don.ac.uk

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Want to apply for this course?

You'll need to have:

  • 4-5 GCSEs grades A*-C (Including English C or above & Maths D or above)
  • or a Level 2 Diploma at a Merit
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English and attend an interview

All students will need to present a small creative project at interview.


For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.


GCSE Grades are changing from 2017. Need to know more? Click here for information.

Application & Enrolment

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