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Study a range of media such as video, radio and print and learn skills in audio computer and animation technology on this one-year Diploma in Media.

The course helps you to build your media knowledge through practical work and projects in preparation both for work and further study.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

You will study a range of media such as video, radio and print and learn skills in audio computer and animation technology on the Digital Media Pathway. The course helps you to build your media knowledge through practical work and projects in preparation both for work and further study.

 

How I'll learn

You will learn a range of skills that will help you to undertake research projects give presentations interview people, question members of the public, complete production paperwork, organise productions, work as part of a production team, write reports and take notes in class and on visits.

 

How I'll be assessed

To complete this course you will be required to use a variety of skills working both in groups and individually. The course is 100% coursework based featuring both written and practical assignments. Written assignments include a study of media jobs, an analysis of factual production in the media, a study of a wide range of print techniques, writing a script for a film and an analysis of film audiences.

 

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs (including English & maths) at grade D/3 or above and/or a completed Level 1 award

If you are interested in a Level 2 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details.

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an internal assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

 

How to Apply

Applying for one of our programmes is easy.

You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application. As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.) Printed application forms are also available on request by calling us on 0800 612 6008 or visiting us at one of our college Advice Centres. Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.