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BTEC Level 1 Diploma Creative Media Production

This course offers students an in-depth introduction to Media, with a focus on practical elements, including animation, creating magazines and photography. The course is particularly useful for those who may wish to progress onto the Level 2 BTEC, as it provides a strong grounding of the subject and development of skills. As well as a wide range of practical skills, students will work in groups encouraging confidence building and the development of personal learning and thinking skills to a high level.

Attention to detail is a must for those wishing to progress and students will be provided with feedback and support in order to achieve high levels of quality work. The course is very much based around the individuals' journey of learning and progression with time allowed for reflection and improvement of work.

Possible Progression Options

  • Media BTEC Level 2

Course Content

Units Covered:

  • Job Opportunities in Creative Media
  • Developing Creative Media Skills
  • Exploring Digital Photography
  • Developing Audio Production
  • Desktop Publishing Software
  • Creating Images Digitally
  • Developing Animation
  • Audio & Video Editing
  • Developing Video Products
  • Investigating Interactive Media
  • Working in a Team

Entry Requirements

Students should have a range of GCSEs at grade 1/2, including Maths and English.


The Level 1 course allows students to prepare for study at level 2 and 3. Studying Media Studies will enhance your practical skills and your ability to analyse texts, preparing you for study at Level 3 and a range of career options, including:

  • Advertising
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Editorial Online / Print Work
  • Event Organising
  • Journalism
  • Market Research
  • Writing
  • Film / TV / Radio Production
  • Animation
  • Gaming