Why Should You Take This Course?
The BTEC in Creative Media gives students an opportunity to follow a more practical route through the study of Media. Through the two year course students will develop their film making and analytical skills using; camera and editing equipment, digital imaging software, studio equipment and sound recording equipment.
The Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media is the equivalent to a complete A Level.
The course runs over two years and is structured in the following way:
Year One - BTEC Level 3 Certificate in Media (Equivalent to AS)
Year Two - BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Media (Equivalent to A2)
The course is assessed entirely through Unit based coursework and the Subsidiary Diploma is made up of seven units that will be studied across the two years; 4 units in year one and 3 units in year two.
The units you could cover over the two year course could include the following:
- Pre-Production Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
- Communication Skills for Creative Media Production
- Research Techniques for the Creative Media Industries
- Graphic Narrative
- Factual Writing for Print
- Digital Graphics for Print
- Single Camera
Are there any special expenses?
There will be the opportunity for students to attend various trips and workshops. This might entail some limited additional expense.
What could I do next?
The course is designed so that students gain practical and professional experience that will enable them to enter employment within the moving image or digital industries, or progress onto Higher Education.