A range of 3/2 grades at GCSE.
Why Should You Take This Course?
The creative industries are an important growth area in the UK, bringing significant cultural and economic benefits. This course is an ideal foundation, providing students with understanding of Media through engagement with media products, production processes and technologies. This leads to the application of practical and creative skills that transfer easily into the workplace.
Units may include:
Introducing media products and audiences
This unit aims to allow students to understand media institutions, how they work and the products they produce. It’ll look at production processes, target audiences, distribution and marketing through the analysis of media products.
Audio-visual media skills
By completing this unit, students will gain and demonstrate practical audio-visual media skills by producing sample materials for audio-visual media products, such as film sequences.
Audio media skills
By producing sample materials for audio media products, students will achieve and demonstrate practical audio media skills and will produce radio sequences and podcasts.
Print media skills
This unit enables students to understand and then show practical skills in developing and producing print media products. They will create film posters and print-advertisements.
Comic and graphic novels
This unit enables understanding of the graphic novel and comic world. Students will produce a 15-panel graphic novel or comic that includes a character they have created.
How will I be assessed?
This course is assessed through coursework has no exams.
What could I do next?
This qualification has been designed to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to enable progression to Level 3 courses in related areas.
If you wish to apply for 2021-2022 academic year, please complete the online application form.