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Level 3

Digital Media CAMTEC Certificate/Extended Certificate

COURSE OVERVIEW

Equivalent to 1 A-level.

This course aims to give students experience and expertise in media productions in a range of contexts.

Emphasis is upon student-led practical study and coupled with a theoretical/conceptual study of media production practice.

This course is equivalent to one A Level. Students who complete the first year only will achieve a Certificate in Digital Media (½ of an A-Level).

Students will;

• Learn how to write, plan and manage the production of media content.

• Learn how to research and produce media content in a format appropriate to

• their subject.

• Study theories and concepts in media production and the working of the media industry

• and apply them to the analysis of case histories.

• Students will respond to briefs set internally by the college and externally by the exam board. They will work in fiction, factual and Fine Art contexts.

A range of teaching and learning styles is used during the course: group assignments, video presentations, practical demonstrations and tasks, research tasks, discussions, group and individual critiques, student presentations and student led production activities.

1:1 support is available to all students.

FURTHER INFORMATION

You need a minimum of five GCSEs at 9-4, including grade 4 in English Language.

A passionate interest in media (film, TV production, advertising, the visual arts etc.) is essential. Tenacity: Each production will demand a great deal of commitment from you.

You do not need to have any previous experience or knowledge of media production. We will teach you everything you will need to make a success of this course.

You do not need to have your own equipment either.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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