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BTEC Digital Media (Single) - Block D @ The Leigh Academy at LAT16 Leigh

Course description

A course that aims to develop professional and social skills through interaction with performers, clients and peers; as well as theoretical and technical knowledge and understanding to underpin these skills. This course will allow learners to be creative in the design and production of media products used within the industry. Students will develop conceptual ideas, and visualise these all the way through the production cycle; from planning and pre-production right through to editing, post production and presentation of products. 

Course content

Year 1

  • Media Products and audiences
  • Pre-production and planning
  • Create a media Product

Year 2

  • Social Media and globalisation
  • Journalism and the news Industry

Entry requirements

  • 5+ GCSE’s A*-C (9-4)
  • C grade in GCSE ICT
  • Grade 4 in English Language or Literature
  • Demonstrable passion for Creativity


Three units are assessed by examination and the other units are internally assessed by reference to achieving specified learning outcomes.

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for an Undergraduate degree course at University or apprenticeship.

Careers could include:

  • Digital Graphic Designer
  • Freelance Reporter
  • Web Developer

Further information

Rav Hayre, DoL ICT

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: 03 November 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years