Media and Music


By 2025 the media and entertainment industry in the UK will be worth £88 billion. With demand for jobs in the sector ever-increasing, it’s an exciting time to be joining.  

Our media courses mainly focus on television and video and cover topics like moving image, single camera, production, multi-camera studio production, digital editing, factual programming, single-camera drama and critical approaches. Additional units for study include audio, radio, animation and photography.  

Our facilities include dedicated TV and radio studios and Mac editing suites. You will learn from experienced teachers, who continue to work in the creative industries or further their knowledge through advanced research.  

We work in partnership with a range of companies, to provide work experience opportunities and work-related projects. Over the past six years, we have established a good working partnership with Westminster City Council and our students get the opportunity to work with professional journalists to produce corporate videos for the Council.  

Do you know…  

Leading film, television and online media school, MetFilm School offers our students discovery and experience days, giving them the chance to work with professionals in practical workshops using industry-standard equipment to enhance your study.  

What’s next?  

Upon successful completion at each level, you can enter employment or after completing Level 3, you can pursue a university degree. Potential future job opportunities include 3D Animator, AV Technician, Broadcast Engineer, Camera Operator, Digital Designer, Director, Floor Manager, Journalist, Lighting Technician, Producer, Radio Broadcast Assistant, Runner, Screen Writer, Sound Engineer, Special Effects Designer, Stage Manager and Video Editor.  

Earning potential  

The earning potential for careers in media range from £20,670 to £69,700 with uncapped potential once established. 


If you’re a budding musician or music producer, a course at City of Westminster College will equip you with the originality, innovation and creativity you’ll need to break into this lively and dynamic but competitive industry. 

We are one of the very best equipped colleges in the country for sound and music. Our fantastic facilities include: dedicated professional analogue and digital recording equipment featuring a 24-track recording studio (analogue and digital), a full recording suite with individual hardware workstations and mixers, a Mac music production suite with Pro-Tools and Logic Pro, an analogue Studer Tape machine and a Midus Live Sound set up. 

You will also have access to a fully functioning, professionally equipped recording studio, rehearsal rooms and access to the College’s professional Theatre for live sound and performances.  

Do you know… 

You’ll be taught by an experienced team with many years Music Industry experience and benefit from regular guest lectures and master classes from music industry professionals. 

Next steps 

Upon successful completion of the Level 3, you can progress onto university or into employment. Future job opportunities include music producer, music therapist, musician, private music teacher, secondary school teacher, sound designer, sound engineer, sound technician, broadcasting/film/video. 

Earning potential 

Ranging from £10,000 at entry level with the potential to earn in excess of £100,000 dependent on experience.

For more information on Media and Music courses, please click on the links below.

Course Suitable for Categories
Gateway Diploma in Skills for Music and Music Technology Level 2 16-18, Adults BTEC Level 2
Level 1 Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology (UAL) 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
Level 1: BTEC Introductory Diploma in Vocational Studies (Creative Media Production) 16-18 BTEC Level 1
Level 2 Diploma in Media (UAL) 16-18 (Full-time), Adults F.E. Courses
Level 2 Diploma in Music Production and Performance (UAL) 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
Level 3 Diploma - Extended Diploma in Music Production (UAL) 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
Level 3 Diploma in Media Production and Technology (UAL) 16-18 (Full-time), Adults F.E. Courses