Media, Art and Design - Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media at Wakefield College
The level 2 media course provides you with knowledge and skills to work and progress in many areas of the creative media sector, including; Film and Television, Photography, Audio Production, Graphic Design etc. This is an ideal foundation for those interested in traditional and new media.
What you will study
You will gain a solid foundation in media principles and technologies through the study of units which may include:
Introducing Media Products and Audiences
Photography for a Media Product
Planning and Producing of a Media Product
Film and TV Media Products
Sound for Media Products
You will also work towards Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications in Maths or English.
Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you.
Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study.
How you will learn
This is a creative course which is mostly practical, with some artistic, research and theoretical content. This also includes day visits. You will meet regularly with a Personal Tutor who will support your studies throughout the course and you will receive guidance on applying for further study or employment.
5 GCSEs at A*-D (or new grade 9-3)
You will participate in your own continuous assessment through practical projects. Your tutor will provide regular feedback and maintain a record of assessment which may be externally verified.
Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18 years old. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, residentials etc which are payable by all students.
Any student entered/registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and then withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur a cost.
Different fees apply to international students.
With a Merit grade in Media, and necessary entry requirements (achievable in additional sessions if not already acquired prior to the level 2 qualification), and suitable reference you can progress to Level 3 Creative Media (TV & Film), Level 3 Photography, Level 3 Music Technology or Level 3 Graphics at Wakefield College.
Further study at Level 3 could lead to employment or higher education in areas such as television, film, photography, music technology, graphic design, animation, web design and many more.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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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.