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BTEC Level 3 Diploma Film & Photography - (Interactive Media)


This innovative and creative programme allows you to develop your skills in a range of Film, Photography and Interactive Media before specialising in a specific area such as:

  • Studio and Location Photography
  • Film
  • Animation
  • Interactive Media
  • Corporate Film

During the course you will have the opportunity to gain vocational experience working on our enterprise business and participate in both internal and external film and photography projects.

16-18? You may be able to study an extra AS Level alongside this course, please click on the link below to find out more information:

Entry Requirements

An advanced course suitable for those with at least 5 GCSEs at grade C or grade 4 to include Maths and English or a relevant level 2 qualification such as BTEC First Diploma, GNVQ Intermediate, NVQ Level 2 or equivalent/relevant work experience. Applicants will be asked to show examples of their work at interview.

Interview Process

Interview with specialist tutor

Questions & Answers

Are there any opportunities for progression?

After this course you will be eligible to progress onto the BTEC Extended Diploma in Film and Photography or BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, or into employment including: Film Maker, Advertising, Photographer, Animation, Commercial/Sports Photo/Film


Before Enrolment

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During Your Study

To help you to succeed in your course of study we offer a range of services. For instance, you may have a learning difficulty and/or disability or other condition which significantly affects your daily life. If you would like to discuss your support needs, or for further information about the support available, please contact the study support team on 01422 357357 Ext 9347.

Home Educated Young People

Young people aged 14-16 who are home educated can now access college courses free of charge to enhance their education. If you are interested in finding out more about the opportunities available please contact the School Liaison Team on 01422 399332.

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Course details

  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Start Date: September 2018
  • Hours per week: 15 hours per week
  • Days: Mon- Fri
  • Start Time: 9.00 am
  • End Time: 4.30 pm
  • Duration: 1 year or 2 years
  • Course Fees: This course is free for students aged 16 -1 8. Anyone 19+ please contact Student Services on 01422 399367 In most cases students aged 18 and under who wish to enrol on a further education course will have their fees waived. Students who are aged 19 and over and who wish to enrol on a course should contact our Student Services Team on 01422-399367 for more information.
  • Venue: Calderdale College
  • Faculty: Creative, Digital and Enterprise
  • Department Manager: Robin Smith


  • Level: Level 3
  • Qualification Name: BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Film & Photography
  • Awarding Body: Edexcel

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