Multimedia Production Level 2

The Level 2 Diploma in Multimedia Production has been designed to  provide students with the skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to progress to further study and training in a range of media related subjects, including games design, website design, film, TV, radio, sound engineering and others. You also will improve your English and Maths skills and will learn how to plan, implement and evaluate your project work based on industry style briefs.

What Will I Learn?

Along with the media classes, you will study English and Maths which will make you more employable and improve the quality of your media work. GCSE resit classes and Functional Skills sessions may be part of your timetable depending on your own specific needs. You will also attend group tutorials and 1-1 tutorials to support your study as well as enrichment activities such as playing a variety of games consoles, meeting guest lecturers from the industry and making visits to local companies.

Course Content

The qualification has been designed for students who have an interest in media, often a specific discipline such as games design, who wish to explore and extend this interest via a full-time, immersive learning experience. Many students will have identified a specific career in the creative industries that they wish to progress to (eg games designer, app designer, broadcast technician, cameraman, director etc), using this qualification as a starting point.

The units focus on the skills, knowledge and understanding that support all creative media  production and technology activity. The units have been designed to allow colleges to  deliver them in a way that meets the specific needs of their students, taking into account the  college resources, relationships with local creative employers and responding to the fastpaced nature of the creative industries.

Mutlimedia Production units may include:

  • Digital Media Sectors and Audiences
  • Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product
  • Media Industry in Context
  • Digital Moving Image Production
  • Digital Games Production
  • Digital Audio Editing
  • Writing for Digital Media
  • Digital Art for a Media Product
  • Animation
Facilities/Equipment

The course has a wide range of equipment including the Creative Media Suite including a projection room, a PC suite, a Mac suite and seven editing rooms equipped with Mac computers running Adobe Creative Suite and modelling software. We have an extensive resource of camera, sound and lighting equipment. The Colchester campus also includes a well-equipped television studio with green-screen facility and a soundproof audio studio with technical support available.

Entry Requirements

Normally 4 GCSEs (grades A*-E/9-3), including English and Maths, or satisfactory results in a relevant Level 1 qualification, and an interview.

What Can I Do Next?

There is a growing range of careers in the interactive media sector including work within film and television production, advertising, computer games design, landscape and architecture virtualisation, web design, Social Media and Digital marketing. Successful students are eligible to apply to the Level 3 Interactive Media and Games study programme or an apprenticeship.

Multimedia Production Level 2
LevelLevel 2
LocationBraintree
DurationOne Year
Study ModeFull-Time
CampusThe College at Braintree
Start DateSeptember 2019
Fee(s)16-18 year olds: Free
19+: £2,500

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