Media Level 2 Diploma

Course Overview

Are you interested in Media Production as a possible career? On our Level 2 Media course you will develop the skills needed to work within creative media industries, following professional practices at all times throughout your studies. 


This course will allow you to develop your creativity and confidence with two key Adobe applications, Photoshop and Premiere, for graphic design work leading to short video productions of your own. 
While on the course, you will complete units covering:

  • Basic video and audio production training
  • Digital photography, including using a photography studio
  • Graphic design for a range of print products, including posters and covers
  • Producing a two-minute video production with a title sequence
  • Researching the BBC and one of their television programmes

It is mainly a practical course, meaning you will learn about media concepts through producing media artefacts. There are nine sessions a week alongside an English or Maths GCSE retake course. This course will give you a broad foundation to progress onto one of our Level 3 Media courses for a further two years. Long Road Alumni have gone on to achieve careers in Film, Graphic Design and Photography.

Module Titles

  • Introducing media products and audiences
  • Audiovisual media skills
  • Audio media skills
  • Photography for media products
  • Graphic design for media products
  • Film and tv media products

 

Key Info

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Three GCSEs at Grade 4
  • Grade 3 in GCSE English and GCSE Maths

Assessment

  • 100% Coursework
  • Exam Board: OCR

Exam Results 2022: 81% D* - D
 

28

Total students

14

Average class size

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why choose this course? 

The Level 2 Media course is for students who are interested in media production as a possible career. There are nine sessions a week alongside an English or Maths GCSE retake course.

Each student will be equipped in lessons with a MacBook laptop to produce coursework.

Skills you'll gain

The Level 2 Media course allows students to develop their creativity and confidence with two key Adobe applications; Photoshop and Premiere for Graphic Design work and short video productions of their own.

This is mainly a practical course, allowing students to learn about media concepts through producing media artefacts. The course teaches filmmaking and photography techniques alongside Graphic Design.

After Long Road

This programme gives the student a broad foundation to progress onto one of our Level 3 Media courses for a further two years.

Long Road Media Alumni go on to achieve careers in Film, Graphic Design and Photography

I've pretty much enjoyed everything so far, recording footage around the college grounds, editing a short film, and designing a film poster!