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Media and Communication Cambridge TEC Level 2 Extended Certificate at Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College

Course description

You are interested in what’s happening around you right now. The average teenager spends 40% of their waking hours with media products. The media is such a huge part of your world it is not surprising it makes an interesting and important area to study. Students can progress to a Media qualification at level 3 for which this course is a very good preparation.

As well as academic study, the Cambridge TEC offers an excellent introduction to a wide range of media skills relevant to media production such as film editing, photography, journalistic writing as well as crucial research, planning and evaluative skills. It will give you the ability to deconstruct any piece of media to better understand how it has been put together, why it appeals to audiences, and how you can use those ideas in your own productions. You will study a range of media texts.

You’ll also learn to understand the media by producing your own range of media products. Team work is essential in the media and your assessed work will come from a range of individual and group projects. Lessons will range from class-based analysis to independent practical production lessons.

Entry requirements

This qualification is available to students who meet the general college entry requirements at Level 2 or who want to study it as part of a mixed Level 2 and Level 3 course at College.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 12 August 2016
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    • 1. Leave the M6 at Junction 36 and follow signs for the A590 and Barrow (33 miles).
      2. After 25 miles pass through Ulverston and then the villages of Swarthmoor and Lindal.
      3. At the third roundabout after this take the first exit, signposted Furness General Hospital and Furness Abbey.
      4. At the next roundabout take the second exit.
      5. Pass Abbey House Hotel on the left and take the first turning on the left into Rating Lane.
      6. The College is 400 yards down Rating Lane on the left hand side.