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Creative Media BTEC Level 3 at Dyson Perrins CofE Academy

Course description

Creative Media is a new course, only being offered since September 2013. It is being delivered as part of collaboration between the ICT and Music departments and offers a mixture of theory and practical sessions based around media production.

Unit 1 – Pre-Production techniques for the Creative Media Industries
This unit will develop learners’ understanding of and skills in pre-production.The unit covers planning and resourcing requirements for production and post-production, how to locate resources and how to organise their deployment. Learners will also develop their understanding of health, safety and legal issues in relation to pre-production.
Unit 2 – Communication Skills for the Creative Media Production
The aim of this unit is to ensure that learners are able to communicate effectively in creative media production contexts in writing and orally.
Unit 3 – Research techniques for the Creative Media Industries.
The aim of this unit is to develop understanding of and skills in research relevant to creative media production. Learners will present their findings in both written and oral forms and will learn how to cite and reference their sources.
Unit 17 - Audio Production Processes & Techniques.
This unit aims to encourage learners to progress beyond the basic use of audio equipment, developing a deeper understanding of sound and acoustics together with techniques for audio capture, mixing and editing skills.

Entry requirements

It is not necessary to have studied either Music or taken ICT as an option for GCSE but you need to have an active interest in the subject matter and be prepared to commit to wider reading and investigation as well.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Dyson Perrins CofE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 23 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years