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T-Level in Creative Media

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

This course is suit­able for any­one want­i­ng a career in the media, broad­cast and pro­duc­tion sec­tor in careers such as an Cre­ative Media Technician.This course offers you an attrac­tive alter­na­tive to A Lev­els and appren­tice­ships. An indus­try-based work place­ment is required to run along­side your course, this must be a min­i­mum of 315 hours and will fur­ther rein­force your new­ly learned skills and offer a true insight into the media, broad­cast and pro­duc­tion industry.


Entry Require­ments

5 GCSE at grades 4/C and above includ­ing Eng­lish Lan­guage and Maths, with Eng­lish at grade 5/C. Or a rel­e­vant Lev­el 2 qual­i­fi­ca­tion at Mer­it Grade and Eng­lish and Maths at grade 4/C or above. 

You will also need a strong inter­est in a media based career.

Poten­tial Future Career

This 2- year qual­i­fi­ca­tion com­bines class­room learn­ing with a min­i­mum 9 week indus­try place­ment. Along­side the course each stu­dent will also com­plete at least one mod­ule of ocu­pa­tion­al-spe­cif­ic con­tent spe­cial­is­ing as a Cre­ative Media Tech­ni­cian. Suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course accrues UCAS points and a num­ber of major UK uni­ver­si­ties accept T Lev­els. Please see points achieved by grades below.T Lev­el Dis­tinc­tion* = 168 UCAS Tar­iff Points = A*A*A* at A Lev­elT Lev­el Dis­tinc­tion = 144 UCAS Tar­iff Points = AAA at A Lev­elT Lev­el Mer­it = 120 UCAS Tar­iff Points = BBB at A Lev­elT Lev­el Pass (C or above) = 96 UCAS Tar­iff Points = CCC at A Lev­elT Lev­el Pass (D or E) = 72 UCAS Tar­iff Points = DDD at A Lev­el­Due to the high-lev­el aca­d­e­m­ic nature of the T‑Level and the con­sid­er­able indus­try place­ment ele­ment totalling a min­i­mum of 315 hours, you will also have the nec­es­sary knowl­edge, skills, and behav­iours to suc­cess­ful­ly progress direct­ly in to spe­cial­ist area of the sci­ence indus­try, or you can progress on to an appren­tice­ship or high­er lev­el study.

Course Con­tent

Stu­dents will devel­op an under­stand­ing of a broad range of issues rel­e­vant to the sec­tor including:

  • The cre­ative economy
  • The indi­vid­ual in the cre­ative industries
  • Cul­tur­al con­text and vocabulary
  • Audi­ence and con­sumer needs
  • Legal and reg­u­la­to­ry requirements
  • Pro­fes­sion­al stan­dards and con­duct in the workplace
  • Equal­i­ty, diver­si­ty and inclu­sion requirements
  • Research skills,
  • Project, method­ol­o­gy and administration
  • Con­tin­ued pro­fes­sion­al development.


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I now work as a Design Assis­tant for a local design agency and have also secured a place to study at uni­ver­si­ty. I’ve dis­cov­ered my pas­sion for graph­ic design, which has opened many doors for me.

Rosie Sheppard



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