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Media Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma OCR at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

The creative industries are an important growth area in the UK, bringing significant cultural and economic benefits. The Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media offers a wide range of units to reflect the range of opportunities available within the Media sector. It is an ideal foundation for students, providing you with understanding of Media through engagement with media products, production processes and technologies. This leads you to the application of practical and creative skills that transfer easily into the workplace.

This qualification offers understanding by empowering you to work with media products, production processes and technologies. This leads to practical and creative skills that transfer into the workplace. Unit choices cover a range of media including print, web, radio, television, film, animation and gaming.

Typically, the Creative Industries department runs a number of trips and visits to support your studies e.g. a visit to Warner Bros studios, residential or day trips to European cities and excursions to media companies such as TV studios and other tourist attractions.

Benefits are:

  • Cambridge Technicals are exam-free so suit all learning styles
  • There are no external assessments
  • Includes hands-on practical experience based upon real life scenarios

Course content

Mandatory

  • Unit 1 - Introducing media products and audiences

Other Units

  • Unit 10 - Audio-visual media skills
  • Unit 40 - Film and TV media products
  • Unit 12 - Print media skills
  • Unit 31 - Photography for media products
  • Unit 14 - Print-based advertising media
  • Unit 62 - Animation production

Entry requirements

4 GCSE’s at grade D including English Language

Assessment

There are no exams just ongoing assessment that will take place through submission of portfolio work for units. Your evidence for assessment may be submitted in a variety of mediums including written work, imagery, audio and video recordings

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course with a Merit or above at Level 2 allows you to progress on to BTEC Level 3 90 credit Diploma in Creative Media Production (you will also need a C or above in GCSE English Language) or employmen

Further information

This is a brand new course that we will be running from 2015 and will incorporate an eLearning element as well as work experience and Bromley Advantage.  You will also have the opportunity to study English and mathematics alongside this course and will be supported throughout by your own progress coach.

If you prefer to learn in a way that’s practical and work-related, then Cambridge Technicals are ideal. The great thing about them is that they keep your options open – so if you’re not fully convinced that a vocational way of learning is right for you, Cambridge Technicals keep the door open for a move to higher education further down the line.

Induction and Probation - For the first half term you will be set a variety of projects and participate in a range of skills-building exercises and tests. During this time your continuing place on the course will be subject to your attendance, punctuality, motivation, ability to meet deadlines and overall work ethic, in addition to the development of your practical skills. We want to make sure that you are on the right course for you so your individual performance will be regularly assessed and your course place may be reviewed.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bromley College of Further & Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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      In addition to our well-equipped classrooms, we have an amazing Learning Resources Centre, open study spaces, the Hive Café and a brand new Hospitality, Food and Enterprise Career College with top of the range training kitchens and the new commercial restaurant BR6.