OCR LEVEL 3 CAMBRIDGE TECHNICAL INTRODUCTORY DIPLOMA IN MEDIA STUDIES at The Lenham School
The Introductory Diploma is a two year course which provides a comprehensive study of Media. You will develop an understanding of the media industry through analysing media audiences and producing media projects.
The course is designed for those of you who aim to progress to higher education and ultimately to employment, possibly in the media industries, as part of a programme of study alongside other BTECs.
This course is coursework based with six units designed to cover a wide range of academic and vocational skills.
You will research and analyse the language of Media Production with a strong focus on media key concepts. This knowledge constructs your pre-production planning for a professional print fInal production in year two.
You will learn industry-standard editing techniques on the dedicated Apple Macs and research the development of a genre which will form the basis of your nal script.
The course is a thorough introduction to the most important aspects of the media and the various career opportunities in this (and related) elds. If you want to continue with Media Studies in higher education, you will nd a great number of degrees and other similar courses available.
Careers in the media do not come easy. It is expected that you have a wide experience of working on media productions for a wide variety of institutions (educational and professional). If you are dedicated and hard-working, your academic and vocational experience could lead to a career in broadcasting, lm, radio, advertising, marketing, music production, multimedia production or journalism.
Unit 1: Analysing media prodcuts and audiences
Unit 11: Scriptwriting for media products
Unit 24: Preparing for a career in the media industry
Unit 13: Planning and pitching a print based media product
Unit 14: Prodcuing a print based media product
Unit 15: Print based media advertising
A Merit or above in Creative Media Production (Level 2 BTEC) or grade C or above in GCSE Media Studies.
The course has six units which are internally assessed. At the start of each internally assessed unit you will receive an assignment brief detailing the tasks and criteria to be met. At the end of these units you will be given a grade of pass, merit or distinction with written feedback.
The Lenham Media Department
How to apply
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