Creative Media Production - Level 2 Diploma (UAL) - CCCG
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Creative Media Production - Level 2 Diploma (UAL)

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Start Date: 2 September 2024
Attendance: Full Time
Location: King's Cross Centre
Most suitable for: 16 - 18
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Level 2


This course will provide you with an introduction to both the creative and technical aspects of creative media production, allowing you to develop skills, knowledge and understanding to progress to further study and employment within the creative industries. Our King's Cross Centre is fully equipped with the latest state-of-the-art facilities, including high-spec computer suites, sound studios, film and TV editing and recording studios and music rooms, replicating the workplace for your studies.


Topics covered can include:

  • Introduction to media industries
  • Media audiences
  • Research for media production
  • Factual programming
  • Video production Print or audio production
  • Animation and games
  • Photography Production


You will need:

  • Four GCSEs at grade 3 or above in English Language and Maths, or relevant Level 1 qualification with Functional Skills English and Maths at Level 1

All applicants must have an interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.


The course is assessed throughout the year and with an end-of-course portfolio.


Aged 16-18

If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.

Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.


This course will help you to move on to higher level courses, such as a Level 3 course or an apprenticeship.


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Clare Gorham

Clare started off her career as a commercial painter, painting murals, frescoes and ‘Trompe’L’Oeil’ paintings. Commissions included Europe, The Middle East and The US. She started teaching Contextual Studies in Creative Media, and Art and Design. She then taught A Level Media Theory and is currently teaching Humanities (African and Caribbean studies) at Access Level, Study Skills also at Access Level (commercial and academic writing for Creative and Digital Media) and Art A Level and Art History.

She previously worked as Programme Leader for Broadcasting and Journalism at the University of West London for 8 years, where she was awarded an HEFA (Higher Education Fellowship Award) from the University of West London. She also has a BA in Combined Arts from Brighton University and a CELTA from the British Council Bogota.

Her industry experience includes presenting work for Channel 4, Channel 5, Sky, BBC, Carlton, and ITV. Film and documentary work for Channel 4, which includes an Award-winning documentary focusing on adoption called ‘The Colour of Love’, ‘Mission Divine’- a film based in India, and several ‘Travelogue’ films.

Appearances on Radio 4,5, LBC as well as being a freelance journalist, commissioned by The Guardian, The Observer, The Sunday and Financial Times, The Voice, The New Nation, Red Magazine, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and a stint as editor for ‘Pride’ magazine.

Paresh Parmar

With over 27 years’ worth of teaching experience both in FE and HE and 10 years in industry (private sector and local government). Paresh holds a (Hons) Degree in Photographic Sciences and Digital Imaging from the University of Westminster and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the Institute of Education, University of London.

Paresh joined Westminster Kingsway College in April 2006 and enjoys combining his practice in Photographic Imaging (Analogue and Digital) theoretical knowledge with practical insights guiding students on ways to snowball their ideas through creative experimentation. His learning style merges traditional methods with current digital systems for blending and personalised learning in view to improve attainment and retention, better motivation; and improve quality of student experiences together with inclusivity and widening participation.

Paresh is a UAL Awarding Body External Moderator for Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production qualifications. He is also affiliated with the Royal Photographic Society, the Imaging Science Group and Somerset House Studios.

Valentina Schivardi

Valentina joined Westminster Kingsway College in 2015, where she has been teaching Creative Media across the Digital Media department. In September 2023 she became the course leader of the Access to HE Creative Media course. 

After completing her Diploma in Photography at Riccardo Bauer School of Photography of Milan, she moved to New York to progress her portfolio. This was a significant turning point – she discovered her passion for teaching, whilst working as a teacher assistant at the International Center of Photography, Upon returning to Italy, her home country, she worked for a variety of commissions including Grazia Neri Photo Pres Agency, Universal Music, Milano Film Festival and Pirelli P Zero Photo.

In 2006 she moved to London to start a Master's course in Documentary Photography at London College of Communication. From 2010 to 2014 she directed Fotosynthesis C.I.C., a non-profit organisation that uses participatory photography for positive social change. 

In 2014 she undertook a Postgraduate Certificate in Education at the University of Greenwich. Valentina is currently working on an ongoing documentary project about an Irish traveller community-based in East London.

At Westminster Kingsway College she has been able to continue nurturing and developing her passion for teaching Creative Media, as a way to empower and give a voice to people. 

Panicos Kyprianou

Educator, Art Director, Illustrator, and Creative, Panicos is a skilled and passionate creative professional with an extensive background in the creative industries. Panico’s journey in the world of Art and Design has taken them from the vibrant creative hub of London to the diverse and culturally rich landscape of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Panicos hold a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of the Arts London, Camberwell College of Art and Design, which they completed in the years 2005 to 2008. Panicos also holds a PGSE at the Institute of Education from 2009-2010. This educational foundation has provided them with a strong and diverse skill set that they continue to draw upon.

As an Art Director, Panicos has had the opportunity to lead and inspire creative teams, steering projects to success and ensuring they align with the artistic vision and goals of an organisation. The role as an Illustrator has allowed Panicos to express their artistic creativity and storytelling abilities. Whether through digital or traditional mediums, Panicos has a deep appreciation for the power of visual communication and its ability to evoke emotion and convey complex ideas.

Presently, Panicos is associated with an internationally renowned company with offices in major creative hubs, including London, New York, Paris, Hamburg, and Shanghai. This global exposure has enriched their creative perspective and allowed them to collaborate with diverse talents from around the world.

Emmanuella Niamba

Emmanuella is a seasoned Media and Music Educator with a wealth of experience in the field. With a background in both Music and Creative Media Production, she seamlessly integrates her own professional practice into her teaching. Emmanuella brings a dynamic and innovative approach to her instruction. Her passion for Music and Media is evident in every lesson, creating an engaging and enriching learning environment for her students. Through her dual professional expertise, Emmanuella fosters a holistic understanding of both theory and practical application, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience. This approach not only fosters a deeper understanding but also prepares students for the dynamic landscape of creative media and music, empowering them to excel in these vibrant industries.

Michael Doyle

Michael has been teaching since 2013 across secondary and college levels and is experienced in teaching from key stage 4 up to post-FE. His specialism is Film Production delivering techniques and skills he has gained from filmmaking and sound design.

Michale’s experiences include being a Camera Operator for an independent film for a FILM4 picture, Director of two award-winning short films on AMAZON PRIME video and Pinewood Studios film festival, recording, producing and music event management, and documentary filming.

Using this industry experience, Michael delivers practical and employment skills relevant to the creative industries and challenges students to achieve their potential whilst offering guidance for their future endeavours.

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