OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media Level 2
Art and Design, Media, Photography
City of Newport Campus
05 September 2023
Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above to include either Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language; or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area to include either GCSE Maths/Numeracy or English/Welsh first language grade.
In a nutshell
This course introduces you to the skills required by the various media industries.
This course is for you if...
... You are creative
... You want a career involving technology
... You’re hardworking and self-motivated
What will I be doing?
This course is suitable for anyone who wants to work in a creative job involving technology and to progress to a Level 3 course in a related subject area (e.g. creative media, interactive media, games design, graphics or photography).
You’ll build your understanding and practical abilities in a variety of processes and software and will complete a range of practical assignments. You’ll work independently and as a part of a team for practical assignments.
You’ll have access to the latest Apple Mac computers and Adobe Creative Cloud software, along with excellent up-to-date facilities.
You'll be assessed through research and analysis, written work, creative design, use of technology, problem solving, and evaluation. Upon completion, you’ll gain:
What is expected of me?
To enrol, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade D or above, to include either Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language or an appropriate Level 1 Diploma qualification in the relevant vocational area, to include either GCSE Maths/Maths Numeracy or English/Welsh First Language.
You should be able to develop creative ideas and be willing to explore a wide range of technological processes. Full commitment to attendance is required, as well as respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject, self-motivation and a passion for the subject. There is also an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.
What comes next?
- A range of Creative Level 3 Extended Diplomas, such as the OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Digital Media, Multi Media, Games Design, Photography or the BTEC Art and Design.
- Potential career opportunity in the media industry in roles such as animator, commissioning editor, digital marketer, editorial assistant, film director, film/video editor, graphic designer, lighting technician, broadcasting/film/video, location manager, magazine features editor, magazine journalist, media planner, print production planner, programme researcher, radio broadcast assistant, radio producer, runner, sound technician, telecommunications researcher, television camera operator, television/film/video producer, television floor manager, television production coordinator, web designer.
As part of the entry requirements, you’ll be expected to attend a taster session.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
Contact our Student Recruitment team