This course introduces a range of Media disciplines, which enables you to make a choice of various specialist pathway to progress in Creative Industry.
This qualification offers a greater understanding of media products, production processes and technologies. In this course you will build on practical and creative skills that transfer into the workplace. These include aspects of print, web, radio, television, film, animation and gaming.
What Will I Learn?
The course is made up of a variety of units of work that cover different elements of the media industry
Over the 2 years you will have assignments that cover areas of industry such as Print Graphics and E-publishing, TV and Film, Radio and Sound, Games design and Animation.
In the latter part of your second year, you will work towards creating a Final Major Project where you will encompass your taught skills over the time spent on the course to create your own media project.
5 GCSE’s A* - C including English/Welsh and Maths/Numeracy or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma at Merit grade in a creative related subject.
There are continuous assessments of work throughout the course. These are completed via the means of practical assignments and written units of work. All units of work are internally assessed. On completion of the course final grades of Pass, Merit or Distinction are converted into UCAS points ready for application to Higher Education.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Fees for Part time courses starting September 2019 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2019.
- On successful completion of this course you could further your studies with a Foundation Degree or BA Hons Degree course. Career opportunities can come in the forms of freelance work within creative industry environments. r.
Advertising accounts manager or creative director
Average salary: £35,568
Average salary: £22,601
Product, clothing or related designer
Average salary: £25,292
Textile, garment or related trade n.e.c.
Average salary: £19,734
Average salary: £25,916
Average salary: £26,774
Advertising accounts managers and creative directors plan, design, organise and direct the advertising activities of an organisation.
Entry is generally via career progression from related occupations. There are no pre-set entry standards, but in practice most directors hold a degree. Off- and on-the-job training is provided.