The creative industries are an important growth area in the UK, bringing significant cultural and economic benefits. The Level 2 Diploma in Media offers a wide range of units to reflect the range of opportunities available within the Media sector. It is an ideal foundation for students, providing them with understanding of Media through engagement with media products, production processes and technologies. This leads to the application of practical and creative skills that transfer easily into the workplace.
Units may include:
Introducing media products and audiences:
This unit aims to allow students to understand media institutions, how they work and the products they produce. They’ll look at production processes, target audiences, distribution and marketing through the analysis of media products.
Audio-visual media skills:
By completing this unit, students will gain and demonstrate practical audio-visual media skills by producing sample materials for audio-visual media products such as film sequences.
Audio media skills:
Producing sample materials for audio media products in this unit, students will achieve and demonstrate practical audio media skills and will produce radio sequences and podcasts.
Print media skills:
This unit enables students to understand and then show practical skills in developing and producing print media products. Students will create film posters and print-advertisements.
Comic and graphic novels:
This unit enables students to understand the graphic novel and comic world. Students will produce a 15-panel graphic novel or comic that includes a character they have created.