Cambridge Technicals OCR Media Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma

Summary

This qualification offers understanding by empowering students to work with media products, production processes and technologies. This leads to practical and creative skills that transfer into the workplace.

Unit choices cover a range of creative media including print, web, radio, television, film, animation and gaming.

Awarding Body

Cambridge Technicals OCR

What are the entry requirements?

A minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above, grades 4/5 or above (including English and Maths) or other equivalent qualifications.

You will be required to attend an interview.

What modules will you study?

Year One

• Analysing media products and audiences
• Scriptwriting for media products
• Planning and pitching an audio-visual media product
• Producing an audio-visual media product
• Production and post production for film
• Talk and music radio production
• Graphic design for media products
• 3d modelled environments for games and animation
• Photography for media products

Year Two

• 3d character modelling for games and animation
• Web authoring and design
• Social media products
• Preparing for a career in the media industry
• Planning and pitching an audio media product
• Producing an audio media product
• Sound for media products
• Visual effects for TV and film
• Music technology, recording and production

Every full-time course will include opportunities to receive work experience.

How will I learn?

Looking to break into the fast-paced and highly competitive world of the media? Want to learn how to write scripts, film, edit, create special fx and more? Taught in our brand new state of the art facilities a creative media production course at Furness College will help get you there. This course has been designed to give you opportunities to demonstrate and develop the practical application of knowledge and understanding in the areas of work that appeal to you. This will enable you to develop your research skills as you work, both independently and with colleagues, to progress through your qualifications. The assessment for the qualifications is task-based, so you won’t need to take exams to achieve Cambridge Technicals qualifications.

How will I be assessed?

The assessment is designed to reward students for what they can do as well as what they know. You will be internally assessed through assignments set and marked by your lecturers. These assignments may be set assignments, projects or case study work and evidence may be in the form of written reports, graphs, posters, projects & project plans, performance-observation records, practical assessments and presentations.

Units are internally assessed and graded, externally moderated and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.

What opportunities will this lead to?

• Progression to Higher Education program at University of learners preference
• Apprenticeships / Higher Apprenticeships in Media
• Employment in the Media sector

Progression is awarded subject to successful completion of study program, aptitude, required UCAS points (University applicants) and interview.

How long is the course?

Full-time over two years.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no specific extra costs, just stationery for study.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us:
T: 01229 825017
E: info@furness.ac.uk
www.furness.ac.uk

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