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Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Level 2 at West Kent College

Course description

The creative media sector offers a vast number of career paths and on this course you will explore the wide array of skills and techniques prized by employers across industries including:

• Research skills and ideas/concept development
• Production techniques and processes
• Understanding audiences

You will undertake a series of creative projects, producing a portfolio of practical production work for the audio, visual and interactive media industries incorporating moving image, animation, basic web-design, publishing, podcasting and photography. You will also develop your employability skills through teamwork and presentations.

Alongside your practical work you will also study key media concepts including audience theory and the effects of media messages. In the final term you will be given the opportunity to work on your own creative media project which will be exhibited in our end of year show.

You will attend College visits to exhibitions, museums, and film and TV studios to support your studies.

You will also study English and maths if you have not yet achieved a GCSE Grade C/4 in these subjects.

Entry requirements

You will need four GCSEs at Grades D/3 or above, including English and maths or alternately a Level 1 Diploma and functional skills qualifications in English and maths.

You will be required to attend an interview and present work from a pre-interview task.

You also need a positive recommendation or reference from your school or tutor.

Future opportunities

Progress to a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Digital Media Production, Graphic Design or Photography.

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: 01 November 2017
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    • West Kent College in Tonbridge offers you a wide choice of courses for a fantastic learning experience. Choose from A-Levels, work-related options such as beauty therapy, construction or motor vehicle, Apprenticeships giving you the chance to earn while you learn, all the way up to university-level programmes in a range of subjects.

      The College gives you the freedom to learn in your own way, in an environment that offers first-class facilities and lecturers with industry experience. We will help you find the right course and, often, when your course is completed, help you to find work in the career you are aspiring to.

      Tonbridge campus

      At the Tonbridge campus, students benefit from new buildings including a fantastic theatre seating over 300, television and radio studios, light and airy design studios, photography studios and darkrooms, music rehearsal rooms and recording studios.

      Students can enjoy the latest technology, such as leading-edge IT facilities, a Learning Resource Centre with over 20,000 resources and new science laboratories.

      There is also a range of facilities open to staff, students and the public, including hairdressing and beauty salons and a restaurant with a view over the Weald.