Media Production: Video and Moving Image

Vocational Level 3

Exam Board: Media (Production) Diploma – OCR

  • The Level 3 Cambridge Technical Diploma is equivalent to two A Levels

Course Summary

Media Production: Video and Moving Image is particularly suited to students who want to work in Video Production, or in the Film and or Television Industries. This course is designed for people who enjoy learning in a practical, work-related way.

The course provides a high quality, industry recognised qualification that acknowledges the skills, settings, job roles, principles and values involved in the Media Industry. As well as having the opportunity to produce a range of media forms and genres, there is a focus on exploring concepts of ethnic diversity,
gender and other contemporary social issues.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 4 in English
  • Merit in a Vocational Media course if taken


These courses have a mixture of:

  • 30% Exam
  • 70% Coursework


Pathways and Topics

  • TV and Film Production (coursework)
  • Music Video and Advertising (coursework)
  • Cinematography and Scriptwriting (coursework)
  • Visual and Special Effects and Film Trailers (coursework)
  • Sound Design (coursework)
  • Personal Media Profile (coursework)
  • Media Industries, Pre-Production
  • and Planning and Social Media and Globalisation (Exam)

Why choose these courses?

  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology
  • Field trips
  • Visits from prestigious academic and industry experts
  • Equivalent to two A Levels

Where might it lead?

Students commonly go on to study a
creative course at University, such as Film,
TV Production, Scriptwriting or Animation.
Many Ex students are now working in the


April Orman

"I enjoy the creative freedom that comes with my subjects, I feel I have gained more independence."

Read more about April and some of our other students.