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Media (TV and Film) - Level 2 at College of West Anglia

Course description

If you are interested in studying for a career in the media industry then this exciting one-year introductory course is for you. On the UAL Level 2 Creative media course you will learn about and create products associated with TV production, film, websites and interactive products. You will create complete project outcomes in groups and independently working to set and self-written projects briefs. The course operates from a suite of studios using current industry standard equipment including Adobe Creative suite and professional fully equipped media studios with full TV production facility.Whilst studying on this course you will learn a wide range of practical skills and become competent in many aspects of Media product design and delivery. These include Film and TV camerawork, TV studio skills and location based media production, digital editing and post production work-flow, Media graphic design and Sound design. You will also study media theory and practice in the area of product concept design and pre-production where you will learn to create scripts, storyboards, production paperwork and planning material.The course is run in three terms, term one being based on the foundation of skills working in teams on live projects, term two focusing on the developing of individual skills and specialist practice and finally term three where students design and write their own final major project.The course works with a professional TV and digital media provider, Springboard, who are based in the media area within the college. Through this relationship students who undertake this course automatically become a member of Springboard and will be expected to take part in supporting client-based and real-world broadcast projects when requested. This gives all students access to actual work experience. The course sees this activity as an essential element for effective skills development and portfolio building for progression both to level 3 and ultimately onto a suitable Higher Education degree.

Entry requirements

You will need 4 or more GCSEs at grade 3 or higher, preferably including English, maths and a creative-based subject, or a relevant level 1 qualification.You will be invited to an interview to help us ensure the course is right for you.


The work on the course is project/assignment based, and assessment is continuous throughout the course. Some units will be subject to external assessment. The units in the first two terms are assessed at pass grade only. The final unit is awarded a grade of pass, merit or distinction.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

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: 02 August 2018
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