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Creative Media Level 2 Award at Luton Sixth Form College

Course description

This course is about developing your skills and understanding in the creation of Media. It will introduce you to different concepts and different production techniques and styles if you are new to Media, or help you develop skills you already have. You will learn video skills, editing, research, and presentation skills.

Course content

Units of Study

Creating a Proposal in response to a brief: You will be given a brief. Your task will be to research potential ways you could complete that brief, and present your ideas. You will develop action plans in which you show you can understand different research that needs to be done, and how you would complete this brief in the real world This proposal will be written as part of a formal two-hour written exam.

Creating an Outcome in response to a brief: You will use the skills you have learnt to create a final media product. You will be given a brief and asked to create a piece of video which answers the brief. You will be expected to show you understand what the brief wants you to do, and that you can create a finished product which meets the brief. You will work in small groups to plan, film, and edit a piece of video (such as a short film, a short documentary, or a commercial).

Skills Development in Video: You will learn the skills, through experimentation, of video production. You will need to submit a portfolio which shows that you understand using a camera, focus, zooming, depth of field, camera movement, and creating steady shots. You will learn about audio creation. You will also submit evidence of developing editing skills, and the use of on-screen graphics, audio, and video filters.

Entry requirements

To start a Level 2 course you need to meet the general college entry requirements.

You must clearly be interested in Media and the creation of media products such as a television and video materials.


Exam Board - WJEC

Financial information

The College will provide all of the specialist equipment but you must provide your own writing materials and a large USB (2GB min).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Luton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year