Creative Media Production Diploma Level 2 – University of Arts London Awarding Body

Course Code: CM2EC
Learning Aim Code: 60101672
Full-time / Part-time: Full-time
Duration: One Year
Campus: Paget Road Campus

Is this the right course for me?

Want to work in the TV, Film or Media industry? We have the course to help you on the first steps to your media career. Our Level 2 Creative Media Production course will teach you the practical skills and media knowledge that will allow you to ultimately thrive in the media industries and be highly employable in the modern media workplace.

The media industry today is changing at rates faster than ever before and our UAL Level 2 Diploma course in Creative Media Production focuses on ensuring you are prepared for the industry that requires multi-talented people by training you in a range of media disciplines. This is a practical, work-related course which provides a detailed introduction to the world of creative media. Units are taught by using project briefs designed to give you experience of working in a professional environment, with a focus on real employability skills in the sector. You will learn about the creative media sector, job roles in the industry and develop your skills for success.

The course is accredited by the University of the Arts London Awarding Body (UAL). City of Wolverhampton College is the only college in the Black Country, and one of only a few in the Midlands, to be accredited and offer qualifications from University of Arts London. UAL is a specialist awarding body offering up-to-date qualifications in the creative industries. It is owned by, and based within, University of the Arts London.

What will I learn?

During this course you will study:

  • Studio based production
  • Understanding the media industry
  • Multi camera and single camera production
  • Editing
  • Interactive media
  • Photography
  • Interview techniques
  • Production management

What skills will I gain?

By studying this course you will:

  • Be part of programme of study that has excellent pass rates
  • Be taught by our enthusiastic, experienced and talented media lecturing team
  • Learn in a purpose built TV studio
  • Work in a dedicated editing suite running industry standard software packages
  • Have the opportunity to use a wide range of cameras and studio equipment
  • Understand how all of the skills you are learning can be applied in the industry
  • Improve your knowledge of what media industry opportunities are available
  • Gain valuable team working and communication skills
  • Improve your employability skills
  • Learn in a creative arts department awarded ‘Arts Mark Gold’ by Arts Council England for the level and quality of our education provision in creative industries

How will I be assessed?

The course is project/assignment based and assessment is continuous throughout the year both in lessons, set work and through observations. Each unit will be assessed and awarded with a final grade of pass, merit or distinction. Some units may be subject to external assessment.

What can I do next?

The skills you will learn from this course will enable you to:

  • Pursue a career as an animator, art director, assistant director, associate producer, audio recordist, boom operator, broadcast engineer, camera operator, casting director, computer effects, consulting producer, digital imaging technician, executive producer, lighting technical director, music editor, news producer, script supervisor, sound engineer, stage manager, storyboard artist, web designer or writer
  • Progress on to our Foundation Degree in Commercial Video, our Foundation Degree in Broadcast Journalism, a university degree or employment

What are the Entry Requirements?

To access this course you are required to have:

  • Four or more GCSESs at Grade E or above
  • You will also have an interview

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