If you are interested in exploring the potential of a career in creative media production, this one-year course is an excellent introduction. It is designed to give you a general overview of the media and the skills needed to succeed in such a fast-paced industry.
To support your main study programme, future progression and life skills, you will also develop your skills in maths and English.
You will need at least four high D grades or above at GCSE, along with a minimum grade C in either English Language or Maths. Prospective learners will also be asked to compile a portfolio to evidence the skills required for media production. You will be given details of the required content at your interview. You must also attend a media workshop where your portfolio work and skills will be assessed.
Topic areas covered on the course may include:
**Please note: course content may be subject to change**
You will be assessed on coursework made up of practical work, research, essays, discussions and presentations.
Two units will be assessed externally.
Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.
Whilst all equipment required for the course is available for loan from the College, you will be required to supply your own stationery and SD card.
This course is an excellent platform for you to start working towards a creative media career. Provided you can demonstrate aptitude for this exciting subject by passing all the required units at Merit or Distinction level, and you have a grade C/4 in English and Maths, you could progress to a Level 3 course.