Level 2 Diploma In Creative Media Production & Technology

This popular media course will provide you with the technical skills in video, audio and photography/print production. This Level 2 course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C



Academic Year: 2022/23

Course Code: 10930

Campus: Bangor, Downpatrick, Lisburn

Study Type: Full-Time

Education Level Further Education

Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
05/09/2022
Full-Time
Downpatrick
05/09/2022
Full-Time
Lisburn
05/09/2022

Course Overview

The UAL (University of Arts London) Awarding Body Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology has been developed in response to an identified need for students studying for qualifications in media to have a broad diagnostic experience that provides them with an understanding of the discipline and prepares them for the reality of the sector and progression paths and careers available to them.  

This popular media course will provide you with the technical skills in video, audio and photography/print production.

The UAL Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media production and Technology offers a course of study empowering students 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 radio, television, film production, print and graphics production and photography.  It also provides opportunities to develop skills demanded by employers. Examples of the technologies that the student will learn Adobe Premier, Photoshop, Adobe illustrator, Adobe Audition, Moviemaker, Scriptwriting Celtx, Web design.  

These qualifications and units are in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). They have been structured to enable learners to gain qualifications and build on their achievements.

The UAL Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media production and Technology offers learners the opportunity for a programme of study to:

Prepare for further learning or training.

Develop essential knowledge, transferable skills and personal skills in a subject area that interests them with the aim of enhancing their employability.

Move into different areas of employment.

Develop their knowledge and skills as part of their Continual Professional Development (CPD)

Achieve a nationally recognised vocational qualification.  

Learners will also have the opportunity to acquire the essential knowledge and tools for the world of work in the Media by developing transferable skills such as planning, research and analysis, working with others and effective communication.

Subjects studied will include:

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.

Ideal If:

You wish to work with media products, production processes and technologies.

The practical and creative skills that you will learn can immediately transfer into the workplace.

Unit choices cover a diverse range of Media production including print, web, radio, television, film, scriptwriting, lighting, advertising and photography.

You'll Learn:

How to plan and produce packages such as radio documentary’s and short films, Media photography, how the media industry works and how to engage an audience.

You'll Love:

The hands-on approach to this course and getting experience in using equipment such as zoom microphones, digital SLR cameras, Radio studios etc.

Developing your creativity by making short films.

Working with the college community radio stations such as Bangor FM, Lisburn 98 FM and FM 105.

You'll Progress:

Successful completion of this programme will enable you to apply to employment or to further study on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Media.

You'll Need:

2 GCSEs Grades D-G and successful outcome at skills test and interview.  

There will be additional costs for equipment.  Your tutor will give you details of these.   

The Media course will be timetabled over 21 hours per week ie - 15 hours of vocational classes, 3 hours per week employability training and 3 hours per week Essential skills English, Maths and ICT  

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths or ICT

Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

Related Courses

Level 2 Diploma In Creative Media Production & Technology

This popular media course will provide you with the technical skills in video, audio and photography/print production. This Level 2 course is equivalent to 4 GCSEs at grades A*-C

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology

This 2 year full time course is equivalent to 3 full A levels. It will enable you to learn to produce radio programmes, video, photography and digital media content.

Pearson BTEC HNC in Film & Television Production

Offered by the NI Film & Television School at SERC, this is a fast-paced, one year part-time course that aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to take the first steps towards a career in the film and television industry. On successful completion of the HNC, students may be invited to progress to the HND year.

Available Sessions Summary

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Full-Time
Bangor
05/09/2022
Full-Time
Downpatrick
05/09/2022
Full-Time
Lisburn
05/09/2022

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Available Sessions

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05/09/2022

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