Create programme - Media and Communication Route


The Media and Communication Route offers students a professional insight to the career opportunities within the creative industries. These include Moving Image, Digital Media, Advertising, TV and Film, and Journalism.

Course length

Two years

Required qualifications

The programme consists of a selection of A-level and Level 3 vocational courses. Please refer to individual subject pages for entry requirements and methods of assessment.

What will I study?

You will select two core media subjects from:

* Level 3 BTEC Certificate/Extended Certificate

The other subjects you study will depend on your career aspirations. You may decide to study additional creative subjects, or choose non-creative subjects suited to your career plans. At interview you will receive one-to-one guidance and support to help you make your subject choices.

The specialist Create programme assists students with career pathway decisions including university application support, visiting professionals, opportunities to showcase Create work for live events and exhibitions.

What will I be able to progress to?

The media route supports progression to a wide range of careers in areas including Moving Image (Film and Television – Producer, Director, Editor), Digital Media (Animation, Photography and Web Design) and Advertising (Marketing, PR and Events Management).

For example, students wishing to progress into advertising could study A-level English Language or A-level Business, alongside their choice of the two core Media subjects. Specialist advice will be given at interview.