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Creative Media Production & Technology UAL Level 2 Diploma at NewVIc

Course description

Media is a broad subject with increasing relevance to contemporary life. This course provides you with the knowledge and skills to work in the Media industries, and for further study in this field. You will learn through a series of practical projects. You will be trained in using industry-standard hardware such as Apple Macs, digital SLR cameras and digital video cameras, and software such as Photoshop, After Effects and Final Cut Pro.

Course content

The course will focus on:

  • TV production
  • film and television marketing
  • design using software packages such as Photoshop
  • advertising, radio and magazine industries

On the course you will:

  • make posters, adverts, trailers
  • research current industry practices and visit TV studios and screenings
  • work with others and develop your team work proficiency
  • complete an individual design project
  • improve your communication skills
  • be offered opportunities for work-based learning and work experience

Entry requirements

Successful completion of a broad GCSE or equivalent programme, including a 9-4 grade in either English Language or Mathematics, and grade A*-D in another relevant subject, as well as a good school reference and an interest in Media.


You will be internally assessed throughout the duration of this programme. Assessment is through practical projects. You will be expected to create a portfolio of Photography and Design work and a showreel of moving image work.

Future opportunities

Some students completing the Level 2 UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology will progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology, which is equivalent to three A-levels while others may move on to apprenticeships or other training schemes.

Further information

Students on a Level 2 Subsidiary Diploma will also be studying towards Maths and/or English Level 2 qualifications if they have a grade 4 or below at GCSE. Students with Grade 5 and above in both Maths and English will undertake the Higher Project Qualification alongside their vocational qualification.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact NewVIc directly.

Last updated date: 21 October 2016
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    • Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) is London's largest sixth form college, offering full-time courses for 16 to 19-year-olds. NewVIc offers over 50 A Level subjects, 31 level 2 and 3 vocational programmes, as well as foundation, entry level and ESOL programmes.

      It is a diverse and friendly learning community, with an outstanding record of achievement. In 2013, 767 students progressed to university (91% of all applicants); 130 students gained places at the most selective universities, including 60 at Russell Group universities.

      The NewVIc Honours Programme is unique and provides academically gifted students with specialist pathways, a tailored curriculum and support for progression to the most selective universities.

      NewVIc has excellent sports facilities and is one of four London colleges accredited with Sports Leadership status. The college's extra-curricular enrichment programme is aimed at developing employability and leadership skills through various activities including mentoring, the Student Union and volunteering in the community.