Media Diploma Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Do you have a keen interest in media such as video, graphics, design and photography? This course is ideal if you wish to follow an educational route in media or digital media pathways. The course focuses on the creative design aspects of media products and the related industries and allows you to develop a range of skills before you specialise.

Modules may include:

  • Media products and audiences
  • Film and TV media products
  • Visual effects
  • Photography for media products
  • Web design
  • Using industry standard software

Alongside these, you will study in detail the various creative industries, specialising in a Major Project at the end of the course in a pathway of your choosing.

Assessment Methods

Your progress will be assessed through practical and written assignments, and observation by your tutor. You will be encouraged to evaluate your own work and the work of others, and to set targets for yourself in relation to your work and general progress.

Progression Options

You can progress onto a Level 3 course in either art and design, creative media production, digital media design or commercial fashion, or study A Levels subject to a successful interview.

Previous Level 2 students who progressed to Level 3 courses continued their studies to degree level, Higher Apprenticeships and found employment in the creative industries.

Course Summary

Course Title Media Diploma Level 2
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 2 range including English, or an
appropriate Level 1 qualification. Entry will also be subject to a successful
interview and a portfolio of examples of your work.

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My animation skills have improved greatly since I have been learning at BTC. The College uses specialist software such as Adobe Animate and the equipment we use is the same that is used in industry. Alongside my course I am a member of the BTC Animation Academy where we do even more animation and enter competitions.

Dylan Jones

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