Media, Art and Design - Level 1 or 2 Technical Award in Creative Media Production (for students aged 14-16) at Wakefield College
In this course, you will develop your understanding of how media products are created for specific audiences and purposes. You will explore the relationship between genre, narrative and representation within media products and develop your understanding of how they are interpreted by audiences. You will extend your knowledge and understanding by deconstructing existing products in one of the three sectors: audio/moving image, publishing and interactive media, learning how media production techniques are used to create different effects to communicate meaning to audiences.
This course will give you an understanding of media practitioners’ work, techniques and technology, which are used to contribute to the creation of media products. You will developtransferable skills, such as analysis and communication, which will support your progression toLevel 2 or 3 vocational or academic qualifications and employment.
What you will study
Modules may include:
• Exploring Media Products
• Developing Digital Media Production Skills
• Create a Media Product in response to a Brief
How you will learn
You will learn through practical and theory sessions.
Predicted GCSE grades 3-9 in 4 subjects
Minimum Entry Level 3 in English and Maths or equivalent
A genuine interest in the subject/profession
A good reference from Head of Year 9 or Headteacher
Learners will be assessed through two internally graded Assessment Tasks and one externally graded project.
Please contact the 14-16 Unit at Wakefield College for more details: Tel - 01924 789742 or by email - 14-16UnitMailbox@wakefield.ac.uk.
On completion, learners may progress to Level 2 or 3 qualifications in the Creative Media sector.
After completing the course, you could progress onto further study which would allow you to gain employment in the media sector.
If you require further information please contact: The Course Information Team on 01924 789111
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.