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Media Production Diploma — Level 3 (One year UAL Foundation Diploma)

Course information

The City of Liverpool College offers this one-year course which is designed for students over 17 years of age who want a fast track media production qualification. Our foundation diploma allows you to develop skills in media production practice to help you assess your strengths to confirm your specialist area of interest. This fast track course provides you with the skills and the necessary experience and qualifications for progression to a wide range of university courses.

The course is highly practical with learning taking place using a range of professional production and digital equipment. Students will begin by:- • Examining theoretical and practical work relating to key aspects of narrative,

• Genre, and film styles,

• Sketchbook development,

• Ideas generation,

• Scriptwriting,

• Moving Image production in both fictional and factual projects.

Students develop their skills and understanding across all practical roles related to moving-image production, during the course students create an on-going portfolio of their own individual work which reflects the skills they have learnt their interests as well as future career or progression routes.

During the final stage, you will undertake and complete a major seven-week project, reflecting on your chosen specialist area and your planned progression path.


UAL Foundation Diploma in Art and Design (Media Production Pathway)

This course leads to...

The majority of students on this course progress onto broadcasting and media-related degree courses at rang of national universities. If you decide to go directly into work, we’ll help you to find opportunities.

Entry Requirements

Students for foundation diplomas are normally expected to possess at least five GCSEs, grade 4 or above, including English and Maths.

Other relevant and equivalent qualifications are considered on an individual basis.
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Further Information...

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You can contact us online via or call us at any point on 0151 252 3000 with any queries you may have – we’re here to help.


Course ID: 163638

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course? Fees are payable, but you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover the cost of your course. Find out more at, or contact our admissions team on 0151 252 3000 or at

Fee for21/22 is 5421.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

Please note this is a two year programme that consists of two courses. Your fee status may change from one year to the next depending on age and circumstance at the start of the next course e.g. if you turn 19 before progressing to the next level, you may be required to pay fees as outlined above.

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