Accessibility links

Creative Media Production Level 2 BTEC Diploma at Basingstoke College of Technology

Course description

This course will introduce you to the world of creative media production and will equip you with a variety of skills that can be applied in a range of related occupations including working within the media sector or the art and design industry.

You will develop an understanding of the basic working practices and widen your knowledge and skills within the media sector in areas such as the production of digital graphics, 2D design, computer games and animation techniques.

Our facilities include; Mac and PC suites, graphic tablets, dark room facilities for photography, green/blue screen for video, digital cameras and digital recording equipment.

Course content

The course covers a wide range of subjects including:

  • Media audiences and products
  • Creative media production and communication skills
  • Video production
  • Animation techniques
  • Digital/Graphics for interactive media and print production
  • Photography techniques.


The course will be delivered through a variety of mediums including individual and group assignments, practical application of classroom based teaching and industry related projects, together with visits to a range of relevant attractions. Live/vocational projects are also included within the course.

Students may also choose to study for a GCSE to increase their qualifications, or to resit a previous GCSE subject to improve a grade. To enhance employment opportunities the course may also have additional qualifications built into the programme.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at grade D and above including English and Maths, or a Level 1 in Creative Media.


The course is continuously assessed through written and practical assignments/tests.

Financial information

If you are aged 16-18, tuition and registration fees are free. 
If you are aged 19 or over, tuition and registration fees are payable at the start of each year of study; please ask for details.
If you are aged 24 or over, you may be eligible for a Student Loan to assist with your fees; please ask for details.

Future opportunities

This course is a recognised route onto a Level 3 course; students should aim for a merit or distinction grade to ensure progression.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Basingstoke College of Technology directly.

Last updated date: 28 January 2016

Key information