16-18 Year Olds

Overview

The media and gaming industries are one of the fastest growing industries worldwide.

This qualification will provide a broad base of skills and knowledge within Creative Media and enable you to understand the career demands and opportunities available.

Learners can study two pathways: Creative Media Production or Games Design.

You will work in our dedicated facilities. All tutors are active within the Media industry and have a wealth of knowledge and experience to call upon providing you with the skills and knowledge to progress to higher level study or to start your chosen career.

Entry Requirements

For this course you will need to have achieved one of the following:

4 GCSEs at grade 3 or above or equivalent, and English and Maths grade 3 or above. Ideally grade 4 in English

On receipt of your application to study this course you will be invited to attend an admissions interview with a member of the teaching team to discuss the course and its requirements further.

Content

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 production
Unit 9 Personal project and presentation in creative media production

Alongside your main programme of study, you will also study GCSEs in English and Maths if you have not achieved GCSE grade 4 or above.

Assessment

Units are assessed through a portfolio of evidence, practical demonstration and assignment work. There are no external examinations. An overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction will be awarded on your final major project in your chosen specialist area.

GCSE qualifications are assessed through external examination and portfolio work.

Awarding body

University of the Arts London (UAL)

Progression

On successful achievement of this course you may wish to apply to progress onto the UAL Level 3 Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology or a Level 3 Games Design course if you have achieved a Merit or Distinction overall at the end of your Level 2 course.

Additional information

Additional help and support is available to you should you require it and you can discuss this further at your admissions interview.

You will have the opportunity to take part in educational and industrial visits during your course.

Further Information

For further information, advice and guidance call The Learner Experience Team on 01625 410002.

Duration and Times

Start date: 01/09/2021

End date: 24/06/2022

Time: 9:00am - 4:30pm

Days of week: M Tu W F

Number of Weeks: 36

Weekly hours: 11.00

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