Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma in Audio Production

Qualification Level 3 UAL Extended Diploma in Audio Production
Subject Area Media
Attendance On-site
Age Group(s) 16-18 year olds
Duration Full Time

Course Content

A course intended for anyone with an interest in the creative media industry, particularly in Audio production and editing and content creation. The work that makes up the course contains practical, with theoretical and critical analysis and the planning and production of various audio pieces using industry standard processes and software.

Students will learn the fundamentals of sound and audio recording and editing techniques in the first year, with team-based assignments challenging them to produce original audio-based content.

There is a heavy focus on developing students' understanding of audio language, with opportunities to practice foley sound creation, podcasting and live streaming throughout the course. In addition, students will have the chance to work on employer led project briefs from external clients and develop a portfolio of work that will take them on to university or the industry.

Course Outcomes

Achievement of an Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production.


Higher education/university.


Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D or above, including English. Passion for the course area is a must and a portfolio is desirable but not essential.


Mainly coursework internally assessed and externally moderated. There is some external assessment.


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