Creative Digital Media Production - Level 2

Introduction to this course

This practical study programme enables you to gain a range of core skills needed for a successful career in Creative Digital Media Production. You will learn to make a variety of media productions including film trailers, radio shows and podcasts, using state-of-the-art digital equipment and software. In addition to classroom lectures, visiting speakers and discussions, you will be able to develop practical work and visit media-related industries.

How to Apply?

You can find out more about applying here

Entry Requirements

You will need four GCSEs at grade D - E, including maths and grade D or above in English.

Duration of this Course

This is a one year, full-time course. Enrolment is only in September.

Career Prospects

Many students progress to the Level 3 Creative Digital Media Production programme. You can also apply for further training or employment in related areas such as TV, video, print and broadcast journalism, film making and marketing.

How will I be assessed?

You will be continually assessed throughout the year. Practical projects will form the bulk of assessment alongside theory-based essays. There are two written exams (Digital Media Sectors and Audiences, and Media Industry in Context).

Course Content/Units

Mandatory Units

Unit 1: Digital Media Sectors and Audiences

Unit 2: Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product

Unit 8: Media Industry in Context

Unit 21: Deconstructing Media Products

Unit 22: Final Digital Production Project

You will also need to complete at least six optional units to achieve the full qualification. Optional units are likely to include:

Unit 3: Digital Moving Image Production

Unit 4: Digital Audio Production

Unit 9: Digital Editing for Moving Image

Unit 11: Animation for Digital Media

Unit 12: Digital Audio Editing

Unit 19: Advertising Production

Expenses for this course

Materials - Approximately £30. This covers the use of DV tapes and mini disks during filming and production, as well as blank DVDs for the final work. Trips fund - £25.