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Creative Media Production and Technology Diploma Level 2

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Build your knowl­edge and gain a range of cre­ative and media pro­duc­tion skills to kick-start your career in this excit­ing indus­try. You will devel­op a broad range of media skills and gain an under­stand­ing of the pro­duc­tion process­es involved in media prod­ucts and expe­ri­ence cre­at­ing them your­self. You will explore media con­cepts, audi­ences and prac­ti­cal units includ­ing: ani­ma­tion, film and TV, sound, dig­i­tal graph­ics, game art and game design.


What Does The Pro­gramme Include

Love Media? See your­self being the next big film direc­tor or web design­er? Our pro­gramme in Cre­ative Media will pro­vide you with an oppor­tu­ni­ty to begin your jour­ney with­in the Cre­ative Media industry.

You will study through a vari­ety of work­shops, projects and class­room based activ­i­ties. You will devel­op a wide range of tech­ni­cal skills in, and knowl­edge of, audio, video, ani­ma­tion, graph­ics, con­cept art, and web based work. Oth­er relat­ed top­ics will include nar­ra­tive sto­ry­telling, mar­ket research, the audi­ence and devel­op your com­mu­ni­ca­tion and pre­sent­ing skills.

Entry Require­ments

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above, includ­ing Eng­lish, maths and either an arts or design based GCSE type qualification. 

Once you have applied you will be request­ed to either sub­mit a port­fo­lio or will need to bring a port­fo­lio of work to an inter­view to demon­strate your artis­tic strengths. 

We also run a 6 weeks to suc­cess pro­gramme’ that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port including<?xml:namespace pre­fix = o” ns = urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

· Allow­ing you to change cours­es if you change your mind in the first 6 weeks ‑sub­ject to availability

· Mov­ing you between course lev­els if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too easy / too hard, sub­ject to availability

· One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well 

· Adding Eng­lish and maths GCSE resits in to your timetable if you don’t achieve a Grade 4 or above

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed through a range of projects and devel­op port­fo­lio of evi­dence which will be inter­nal­ly assessed. Units 1 to 7 in year one are marked as a Pass. Unit 8 is grad­ed a pass, mer­it or dis­tinc­tion. The grade you achieve for unit 8 will deter­mine your over­all grade. Cur­rent­ly this course is not exam based. You can utilise your port­fo­lio to take to progress onto lev­el 3 or job inter­views to show­case your abilities

Poten­tial Future Career

On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course you could progress on to the Cre­ative Media Pro­duc­tion and Tech­nol­o­gy Diplo­ma Lev­el 3 or oth­er cre­ative arts diplo­mas at lev­el 3, pro­vid­ing you achieve a mer­it or dis­tinc­tion grade.

Course Con­tent

You will study many prac­ti­cal units including:

  • Unit 1: Intro­duc­tion to cre­ative media meth­ods and skills
  • Unit 2: Intro­duc­tion to pro­duc­tion tech­niques in cre­ative media
  • Unit 3: Under­stand­ing an audi­ence in cre­ative media production
  • Unit 4: Con­tex­tu­al research for cre­ative media production
  • Unit 5: Explor­ing audio pro­duc­tion and technology
  • Unit 6: Explor­ing visu­al pro­duc­tion and technology
  • Unit 7: Explor­ing inter­ac­tive media pro­duc­tion and technology
  • Unit 8: Per­son­al project and pre­sen­ta­tion in cre­ative media

Course Trips

You will have the oppor­tu­ni­ty to take part in many trips to inspire your cre­ativ­i­ty. For­mer stu­dents have tak­en part in inter­na­tion­al trips to Barcelona, Prague and New York as well as more local vis­its to The Warn­er Bro’s Stu­dio Tour in Lon­don, EGX Rezzed Games, Warn­ers Print­ers in Bourne, Liv­er­pool Lon­don based muse­ums, Leices­ter City FC Ground and York­shire Sculp­ture Park.


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I stud­ied some­thing I was tru­ly pas­sion­ate about, 2 years after fin­ish­ing my course I got a job as a Pro­duc­er at Ide­al World TV!

Katy Monk



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