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What to expect

Year One

Term 1

Module 1: Introduction to Media Processes and Technical Skills. You will be introduced to a range of processes and skills used in creative media production and within the media sector.

Module 2: Introduction to Design and Research Skills in Creative Media Production. This unit will also develop your understanding of the vital role that research plays in informing and developing ideas.

Module 3: Introduction to Design and Research Skills in Creative Media Production. In this unit, you will learn about the diversity of roles, responsibilities, employment and progression opportunities available within the sector.

Module 4: Critical and Contextual Awareness in Creative Media Production. This unit will provide you with an introduction to the investigation of both historical and contemporary context. Through a thematic approach to the subject you will research a broad range of perspectives that influence the development of ideas within creative media production.


Term 2

Module 5: Investigating Audio Production and Technology. Using the knowledge, skills and understanding acquired in units 1-4, you will investigate the specific skills and attributes required for audio-based creative media production and communication.

Module 6: Investigating Visual Production and Technology. In this unit, you will be using the knowledge and understanding acquired in Units 1–4 to investigate the specific skills and attributes required for visual-based creative media production and communication.

Module 7: Investigating Interactive Production and Technology. Integrating knowledge and understanding acquired in Units 1–4 you will investigate the specific skills and attributes required for interactive creative media production and communication.


Term 3

Module 8: Developing Creative Media Production Project. For this unit you must show the knowledge, skills and understanding gained from units 1-7 through a creative project.

Year Two

Term 1

Module 9: Characteristics and Contexts in Creative Media Production. This unit will provide you with the opportunity to develop a focused, in-depth, understanding of the range, characteristics, complexity and contexts that define creative media production activities. Through exploration and investigation, you will enter into a more formal dialogue of personal interrogation and understanding designed to confirm strengths, enthusiasms and ambitions. This unit will also develop an understanding of the vital role that research plays in informing and developing ideas.
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Module10: Engaging with an Audience in Creactive Media Production. This unit will require you to develop deeper knowledge and understanding of a specificcreative  media production activity and the means by which the audience for that activity might be reached and addressed. The unit provides an opportunity for you to demonstrate your understanding of audiences for your chosen areas of activity and the importance of collaboration and communication with those audiences during engagement with complex problem solving tasks.

Module 11: Preparing For Progression in Creative Media Production. In this unit, through a process of research, dialogue, reflection and evaluation, you will be able to identify and prepare for specific Higher Education or employment progression routes appropriate to your ambitions. The unit will give you the opportunity to explore aspects of entrepreneurship and marketing and enable them to demonstrate the practical, intellectual and communication skills necessary for progression.


Term 2

Module 12: Specialist Study in Creative Media Production. This unit requires you to research and critically examine the influence of historical and contemporary contexts on the development of ideas and how this informs your own practice. The unit will enable you to demonstrate an understanding of their discipline and place within it.


Term 3

Module 13 or 14: Extended Project in Creative Media Production. For this unit, you will be able to confirm your chosen specialism; animation, film or games design. You must show the knowledge, skills and understanding gained from units 9-12 through a creative project.