BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Creative Media Production Digital Content Production

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code TRC5
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

BTEC Creative Media Production is an exciting, largely practical course focusing on digital elements of the media with an emphasis on journalism and page layout and design. It will develop your skills in photography, image manipulation, page layout and design, journalism and research.

 

Details

In Year One you will complete the following Units:

• Unit 24: Writing Copy;

• Unit 22: Interview Techniques;

• Unit 14: Digital Magazine Production.

Year One of the course is focused on Journalism and Digital Magazine Production. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in journalism, producing a portfolio of written copy aimed at a range of publications and variations. You will also develop your journalism skills by undertaking various interview activities such as press conferences and press junkets to contribute towards your writing.

Finally, you will combine your journalism skills along with your creative flair in the production of several pages for a brandnew magazine including your own original photography using our photography studio and equipment and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

In Year Two you will complete the following Units:

• Unit 30: Page Layout and Design for Digital Media;

• Unit 03: Digital Media Skills (practical exam).

Year Two will also continue to develop your ability in page layout and design to the production of a range of different print media products including newspapers and leaflets again including your own original photography using our photography studio and equipment and Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

In addition to this, there is an end-of-year, externally assessed practical exam. Thisexam will involve you working towards a client brief in which you will plan and prepare materials for a product using AdobePhotoshop, InDesign and our photography studio before creating it under exam conditions. The exam will be assessing your digital media skills obtained over the

duration of the 2-year course.

Study Visits

A variety of trips and visits will be available throughout the year in addition to some opportunities to meet visiting speakers from the Creative Industries. These include:

• Warner Bros. Studio Tour – The Making of Harry Potter;

• University of Sheffield Film Festival;

• Media City Manchester. 69A – Levels

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How will it be delivered?

The following units are completed through internally assessed coursework:
• Unit 24: Writing Copy
• Unit 22: Interview Techniques
• Unit 30: Page Layout and Design.

The following unit is completed internally though externally assessed coursework:
• Unit 14: Digital Magazine Production.
The following unit is completed through an externally assessed practical exam:
• Unit 03: Digital Media Skills.

Entry requirements

General Level 3 entry requirements.

Your next steps...

Careers in:

Journalism, Web Design, TV/Film, Events Organiser, Theatre, Multimedia Production.