Digital Media

Summary

This two-year Digital Media vocational course is based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. It will help you to develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge in the field of digital media. You will develop an understanding of the media industry through analysing media representations and by pitching, and producing, media projects. In addition, you will be encouraged to undertake work experience in a related area.

Level: Vocational (level 3)
Type: Single award

Course Details

Begin with the end in mind

POSSIBLE CAREER OPTIONS:
Journalist, radio presenter, foley artist, scriptwriter, sound engineer, web designer.

POSSIBLE UNIVERSITY STUDY OPTIONS: 
Visual Communication, Media Studies, Media and Journalism, Radio Production, Digital Film, Moving Image, Broadcast Journalism, Television and Broadcasting.

Topics you'll cover

YEAR ONE:

  • Media products and audiences
  • Create a media product
  • Scripting for media products.

YEAR TWO:

  • Pre-production and planning
  • Create the use of sound in media
  • Create a media profile.

Assessment and Qualification

  • 50% coursework and 50% exam
  • Exam board: OCR
  • CTEC Extended Certificate (level three)
  • Equivalent to one A Level.

Course entry requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language.

Additional information

During your studies you will have access to extra materials and activities as part of your course. These extra items (such as equipment, study guides and workbooks etc.) are built into the normal day-to-day running of our courses and so we ask students to make an annual payment towards these additional costs. If there are any issues with being able to pay these costs, please contact Richard Taunton Sixth Form College.

 A copy of our course payment breakdown can be course payment breakdown.