OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media Level 2

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Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Art and Design, Media, Photography



Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Full Time

City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
03 September 2024


1 year

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

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:

  • OCR Level 2 Diploma in Media Production
  • Appropriate supporting qualifications to broaden your skill set and meet the needs of industry
  • Skills Activities
  • Maths and English

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 Metaverse Design, OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Digital 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.

Additional information

As part of the entry requirements, you’ll be expected to attend a taster session.

Where can I study OCR Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media Level 2?

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 03 September 2024

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All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.

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