Media Level 2 Diploma

Sixth Form

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Full Time - September 2017

OCR

6CL2093A11

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Course introduction

Are you a creative person who wants to make a mark in the world of media? Then come and join with likeminded people in order to broaden your horizons in media-based communication.

You will learn professional skills in video and print production that will serve as an ideal basis for your media related-ambitions.

You will also discuss various modern media formats and plan your own production processes from beginning to end.

As a result, you could put yourself on the road to becoming a respected and highly-rated name in creating media packages.

Why choose Brock for Media Level 2 Diploma?

At Brock we give you access to industry-standard facilities in order to create an authentic learning experience that mirrors the world of work.

You will learn using the most modern hardware and software in our IT suites. Furthermore, you will benefit from full access to our professional photography and media studios.

Finally, you will learn from specialist lecturers who have industry knowledge and are just as passionate about media as you.

Teaching & learning

At Brock we understand that different people learn in different ways. Therefore we use a mixture of traditional teaching and practical workshops.

As a learner you will develop a range of skills, techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for success in further education and employment.

Finally, you will be able to participate in a number of trips including one to Hollywood, California.

Course structure

  • Acquire new skills in creating audio-visual media by producing trailers for a media product.
  • Explore the world of possibilities visual effects can unlock by using industry standard equipment and technology.
  • Develop your visual language skills by experimenting with a range of photographic techniques.
  • Investigate the importance of using graphic design in promotional materials and artwork.
  • Use of our modern studios to create sound effects for your projects.
  • Gain important hands-on experience by working on social action campaigns with real clients.  

Minimum entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade A*-D or grade 3 to include:

  • English language

What can I do with this qualification?

This course is ideal preparation for a higher level media course, such as our Level 3 Extended qualification.

There are many different jobs associated with media. In fact, some commentators have called media the new manufacturing.

Typical job and apprenticeship roles include: web designer, social media marketer, graphic designer, video editor, camera operator, advertiser, animator, sound engineer and script writer.

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  • When I first visited Brock I fell in love with the College and the courses it had to offer. My Film Studies class went to Los Angeles in February 2016, which I wish could have lasted longer. That trip was a once in a lifetime opportunity and a real highlight for me.

    Beth Finch

  • 98.5%

    Overall A Level pass rate

    45%

    Of students gained A*-B grades

    75%

    Of students gained A*-C grades