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Creative Digital Media Production Level 2 at PETROC

Course description

This is an exciting full-time course in Media which is equivalent to 3 GCSEs. It is an opportunity for you to understand more about the scope of creative digital media production and develop knowledge about the creative media industries. It is both practical and theoretical.

Course content

You will study two units which will have a one-hour exam each: Digital Media Sectors and Audiences and Media Industry in Context. You will also study a range of units which are assessed internally via portfolio work. These units include: Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product and then a range of units centred on both moving image production for TV/Film and digital publishing which will include photography and writing skills.

Entry requirements

All entrants must hold 4 GCSEs at grade D or equivalent or above, to preferably include GCSE Maths at grade 3 or above and GCSE English Language at grade 3 or above.
Entrants holding a grade 2 or a 3 in GCSE Maths will study towards GCSE Maths to gain grade 4 or above. Those with a grade 1 or below will study Level 1 Functional Skills Maths and retake GCSE Maths in the following year.

Entrants holding a grade 2 or a 3 in GCSE English Language will study towards GCSE English Language to gain grade 4 or above. Those with a grade 1 or below will study the Level 1 Functional Skills English and retake GCSE in the following year. 

At the end of the year all learners are expected to have completed and achieved all the components of their Level 2 Study Programme and achieved a graded improvement in their Maths and English Language studies before being allowed to progress.

You will need GCSE Maths and English Language at Grade 3 or above and at least 3 other GCSEs at Grade D or above. You will re-take GCSE Maths and/or English Language alongside this programme.


Internal assessment allows you to develop a wider range of skills and provide evidence towards meeting the unit assessment criteria. Evidence for assessment can be generated through a range of activities, including role play, verbal presentations and written assignments.

Future opportunities

You can go on to study the Level 3 National in Creative Digital Media Production

Further information

Media labs equipped with Mac computers and a wide range of filming and photography equipment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact PETROC directly.

Last updated date: 17 February 2017

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