Media and Games Level 2

Course code: RFAR100P

Subject area: Media

Study level: School Leaver

Course level: 2

Course details

9:00am - 5:00pm

Monday to Friday

11th Sept 2023 - 5th Jul 2024

Abingdon Campus

Contact details

01235 555 585

This exciting course will allow you to develop your creative audio and visual production skills. You will learn how to produce interactive media, live TV, sound, video and digital animations through project-based work. You will have access to excellent industry-standard resources including professional HD cameras, edit suites, recording studios and Adobe Creative Cloud software.

Over the course of the year, you will work on exciting projects that develop your creative production and technical skills. This hands-on, practical course will introduce you to a broad range of media and technologies, whilst learning about their application in the creative industries. You will be encouraged to grow an awareness of the value of research, to support your exploration of the media industries and learn to understand the media audiences you are making the products for. Focussed project work and visits will support your learning. You will learn to identify your creative strengths and set targets for your development. Students work towards a personal final project at the end of the year.

Alongside your Diploma, as part of your Futures Study Programme you will:
Develop your maths and English skills at the right level for you.
Complete 5 days of work experience to help you grow your employability skills.
Experience fun enrichment opportunities, including workshops, trips and visits.
Develop your personal skills and attributes with guidance and support.

Level 2 Diploma (1 Year)
Unit 1: Introduction to creative media methods and skills
Unit 2: Introduction to production techniques in creative media
Unit 3: Understanding an audience in creative media production
Unit 4: Contextual research for creative media production
Unit 5: Exploring audio production and technology
Unit 6: Exploring visual production and technology
Unit 7: Exploring interactive media production and technology
Unit 8: Personal project and presentation in creative media production
The course is designed so that you can move on to a Level 3 course, an Apprenticeship, or directly into employment.
4 GCSES at Grade 3 including English or Maths,
a Level 1 pass in a related subject plus a Grade 3 in either English or Maths. Both English and Maths must be at least Grade 2/Level 1 Functional Skills.
Materials - Kit: £50, Studio consumables: £10 (Total £60 payable at enrolment. You may be eligible for a bursary for up to 75% of this amount)

Day trips - approx. £20 (paid separately on request)

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate. Bursaries may also available to cover the cost of some trips.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £50.00
Materials: £10.00

Total Cost: £60.00

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £1,418.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £50.00
Materials: £10.00

Total Cost: £1,478.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £0.00
Exam Fee: £0.00
Kit / Clothing: £50.00
Materials: £10.00

Total Cost: £60.00

UAL Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology
You will be provided with one-to-one feedback and set targets at the end of each project. This course is 100% coursework, internally assessed and externally moderated. You must pass units 1 - 7 before putting your learning into practice for unit 8, where you will identify, research and produce a personal project. The overall grade for this qualification comes from the final unit, at Pass, Merit or Distinction.

GCSE retakes or Functional Skills qualifications in maths and English are assessed through external examinations.