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Creative Media at St Helens College provides you with a unique, competitive edge. Not only will you have the experience of working with professional equipment, you will also have the potential to achieve both outstanding grades and a professional portfolio from working with a range of industry clients.

Our courses focus heavily on the digital aspects of media, ensuring you develop the digital skills and knowledge required to meet the demands of the industry. 

You will benefit

You will explore the creative world of media through a range of practical projects including documentaries, multi-camera production, soundtrack production and print-based media.

Learning in a real work environment, you'll operate industry standard equipment in our brand new £60,000 TV studio, infinity cove and editing suite, devising, producing, directing and creating - developing all of the skills you’ll need for a career in the media industry.

You will succeed

Our industry experienced tutors have fantastic employer links, enabling you to work on live projects and briefs with professional clients ranging from St Helens Rugby League Club to Wish FM.

Students regularly go on trips to shoot on location and gain inspiration for future projects. 

You will stand out

Many students have chosen to 'stay local' and have progressed on to FdSc in Media Production at University Centre St Helens, accredited by university partner, University of Central Lancashire. Others have chosen to study at De Montfort University, University of Salford and Edge Hill University. 

MediaCity UK and Liverpool provide a fast paced, creative hub of career opportunities right on your doorstep, so whether you want to become a graphic designer, editor, camera operator or even work within marketing, a media qualification could be the first step towards a career within the creative industries.


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Picture showing the types of careers and salaries you could earn in the Creative Media industry. Camera Operator: £18,000 - £42,000+, Film/Video Editor: £18,000 - £70,000, TV/Film Producer: £30,000 - £100,000+, Radio Broadcast Assistant: £16,000 - £29,000, Broadcast Journalist: £15,000 - £35,000+, Live Sound Engineer: £15,000 - £35,000+
*Salary data collected from various sources, July 2022