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Creative Media Production UAL Level 2 at Runshaw College

Course description

The Level 2 Media course is a practical, work-related course based upon the Television and Multi-Media Industry. You will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. You will be given practical video, photographic and graphics projects aimed at developing the essential skills you need to start a career or study at a higher level. The course aims to answer questions about the media industry:

  • What does a Director do on a music video shoot?
  • Who really pays for the BBC?
  • Why do you buy certain films or video games?

As part of the course you will also study English and maths to help you to reach your full potenital and to prepare you for progressoin.  

What enichment can I look forward to?

You will have the chance to access a wide variety of enrichment activities, including:

  • participation in Runshaw TV and The Voice Radio
  • visits relevant to the vocational area of Media
  • guest speakers
  • fundraising activities
  • voluntary work.

You will also have the opportunity to use the production equipment outside of college hours to pursue interests and complete assignments.


Entry requirements

For access to our Level 2 courses, our entry requirements are 4 x grade D equivalent (4 x Grade 3 or D).
For Media specifically, this should include Grade 3 in English Language.


The course is assessed continually throughout the year by coursework which takes the form of assignments, set at intervals throughout the year and some external assessments.

Future opportunities

What progression is there?

Successful completion of the course can lead to progression at college, an apprenticeship or employment.

Where are you going?

  • Camera Operator
  • Director
  • Editor
  • Journalist
  • TV Producer



Further information

Please contact the Schools Liaison team by phone on 01772 643000 or by email Our website also contains up to date further information on all courses that we offer.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 May 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: One year
  • Course code: LIDPMED

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