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Media - Cambridge Level 2 Technical Diploma at Harrow College

Course description

The Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media course is industry-relevant and geared to key sector requirements. This qualification offers students a more in-depth understanding of working with media products, production processes and technologies. This leads to practical and creative skills that transfer into the workplace. Units cover a range of media including print, web, radio, television, film, animation and gaming. It gives students of Media in the modern workplace, giving insights into Media roles in specialist careers. You will learn how to get jobs in the Media industry and learn media skills that will help you in any future employment. It is equivalent to 4 GCSE's grade A* - C.

Course content

Students will have the opportunity to learn camera skills, lighting, making films and editing plus photography skills. Learners will gain an understanding of the Media Industry and of opportunities for employment. All students will be required to develop their English and Maths through courses such as Functional skills and GCSE.

This course will be taught through demonstrations, whole group teaching, discussions, practical workshops and various classroom activities involving group and pair work.

Entry requirements

Minimum 4 GCSE grades at D or a pass at Level 1 plus interview and initial assessment. Evidence of E3 literacy and numeracy are required.


Through written coursework assignments, practical activities in studios, editing and computer suites, and oral presentations in class. Successful completion of the course will lead to a qualification awarded by OCR.

Financial information

Please see our information on fees and bursaries on the Young Learners (16+) pages of the website. Any fees paid for full time programmes are non refundable. Please contact Admissions if you would like further information or advice.

Future opportunities

A Pass at the Level 2 Diploma and L1 Functional Skills English and Maths can lead to the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media Production. A Merit at the Level 2 Diploma and L2 English and Maths can lead to the BTEC Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Creative Media Production.

Further information

Equipment or materials:

You should expect to provide yourself with all standard stationery and writing materials and folders for submission of coursework (details will be provided at the start of the course), plus memory stick. Technical equipment such as cameras will be provided.

Additional costs:

A course levy of approximately £20.00 to cover trips.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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