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Creative Media BTEC Level 2 at John Madejski Academy

Course description

The Level 2 BTEC in Creative Digital Media Production has been developed to provide an engaging and stimulating introduction to the world of media. It includes two core units and a selection of five optional specialist units, from which a further two units are chosen. Unit 1 of the core units is Media principles looking at all five key sectors (Digital Moving Image, Digital Audio Production, Digital Publishing, Website Production and Digital Games Production) and the different types of audiences. Unit 2 focuses on communication techniques.

Course content

Throughout the Pearson BTEC Level 2 First Award in Creative Digital Media Production learners should develop a range of employability skills. These are:
Business awareness and customer awareness, as assignments are set in a vocational context. Communication and teamwork skills, through units such as Unit 3: Digital Moving Image Production, where learners may work together to plan and produce a music video, carrying out a variety of roles within a team. Project/self-management and independent-learning skills, through units such as Unit 5: Digital Publishing Production, where learners will investigate publishing technology and techniques in order to produce material for a digital publication such as an e-magazine. Research and planning skills, through units such as Unit 7: Digital Games Production, where learners may research an audience for a game and plan the development of one to meet the needs of that audience.

Future opportunities

This qualification could prepare you for careers and further educational qualifications such as:
Advertising, Marketing and New Media, Film, Television, Radio, Education, Directing, Producing, Journalism, Designer, PR, Photography, Writer, Camera Operator, Video Editor.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Madejski Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 November 2017

Key information

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