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Digital Media OCR Cambridge Technical Certificate/Extended Certificate at Cedars Upper School

Course description

This Level 3 Certificate in Media is a programme designed to introduce students to the
varying aspects of the modern Media world. The course covers practical creation in
various sectors including the games industry, audio, social media, TV, and film.
The course is a new specification with two external exams for the full A-Level
equivalent. You will study media products and audiences, create a personal media
profile and design a media product in digital publishing. In the second year you will
study pre-production & planning, as well as considering the use of sound and scripting
in digital media products.

Entry requirements

Merit in Media Studies or a grade 4 in English


Two external exams
1 mandatory module
3 optional modules
All modules will be graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction standard with Distinction* available
on final total assessment

Financial information

You will be required to buy the course text book (RRP approx. £25). Owning a
computer or laptop with a full Microsoft Office software suite would be an advantage to
help with preparation of homework and coursework in home study time.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cedars Upper School directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years