This course helps you to build your media knowledge through practical work and projects in preparation both for work and further study.
What you'll learn
You will study a range of media such as video, radio and print and learn skills in audio computer and animation technology on the Digital Media Pathway. The course helps you to build your media knowledge through practical work and projects in preparation both for work and further study.
How you'll learn and be assessed
You will learn a range of skills that will help you to undertake research projects give presentations interview people, question members of the public, complete production paperwork, organise productions, work as part of a production team, write reports and take notes in class and on visits.
To complete this course you will be required to use a variety of skills working both in groups and individually. The course is 100% coursework based featuring both written and practical assignments. Written assignments include a study of media jobs, an analysis of factual production in the media, a study of a wide range of print techniques, writing a script for a film and an analysis of film audiences.
Minimum of 3 GCSEs grades 3 (D) or above including English and maths.
Level 1 qualification in media.
You will be required to share examples of any recent media-related work and to be prepared to discuss your interest in the subject. A satisfactory reference is required. Where possible, applicants should have some practical media experience. If you are interested in a Level 2 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider, please contact us to discuss your circumstances. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.