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Media

Level 2 Applied Courses

Our Level 2 Media course allows students to develop their creativity and confidence by producing graphic design work and short video productions of their own.

Following professional practices at all times, you will develop skills to work in creative media industries; with Long Road Alumni going on to achieve careers in Film, Graphic Design and Photography after leaving Long Road.

This course will also give you a broad foundation to progress onto one of our Level 3 Media courses and offers you the chance to work individually as well as part of a production team; developing your skills in independent study and team-work.

 

Course Content

You will develop creativity and confidence while producing various media products. The course takes an innovative approach and provides opportunities for improving practical skills which will bring your ideas to life.

The course offers you a chance to work as a member of a production team to develop your problem solving and communication skills. Linked with these practical skills sessions, you will learn about the creative and media industries.

The course is divided up into seven units. Some of the units are for individual projects while others are group productions. You will be following professional practice at all times, developing your skills to work in the creative and media industries. You will have contact with creative and media professionals at various stages in the year.


Assessment 

  • 100% Coursework
  • Exam Board: OCR

Special Features

Throughout the year you will have the chance to engage your creativity in producing short films using professional filming equipment and editing software.

You will also develop skills in graphic design and photography.

Entry Requirements

  • At least 4 GCSEs at Grade 3, including GCSE English and GCSE Maths.
  • Students who have not achieved a Grade 4 in GCSE English and/or GCSE Maths must retake these as part of their study programme.

Please note; you may be required to pay course costs towards your study on this course. Please click here for a full list of 2021/2022 course costs. 

After Long Road

On successful completion of the Media Level 2 Certificate, you would be ready to enter initial employment, at a junior level in a media situation.

You could also progress to other qualifications such as the Media Level 3 Diploma at Long Road Sixth Form College.

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