This course has been designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree level study or employment in the media sector. You will have the opportunity to explore creative image production and manipulation, animation, historical and contextual investigation. Your lessons will take place in our industry-standard suites, equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud on Apple iMacs, as well as giving you access to state-of-the-art cameras, tripods, green screen facilities and more. There will also trips and visits, and guest talks from industry experts.
You will develop the following skills:
Unit 9: Characteristics and Contexts in Media and Communication
Unit 10: Engaging with an Audience in Creative Media Production
Unit 11: Preparation for progression in Creative Media Production
Unit 12: Specialist Study in Creative Media Production
Unit 13: Extended Project in Creative Media Production (FMP)
You will need:
Four GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at Merit (and Functional Skills in English and Maths at Level 2/GCSE English Language and Maths at grade 4 or above)
You will be assessed continually through practical project work, coursework, written assignments and presentations. You will complete four practical projects and be assessed by portfolio. Your final project will be assessed by the examining board
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course may be free, depending on your circumstances. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
On successful completion of this course, you could progress to higher education, an apprenticeship or other employment.