Media, Broadcast and Journalism - Level 2

1. Course details

Qualification name BTEC First Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)
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Course type Classroom based
Course hours FullTime
Course start date 01 September 2020
Cost description Contact the College
Attendance pattern Daytime

2. Who this course is for

This course is the perfect first step towards a career in one of the most exciting industries there is - the media. If you dream of working in TV, being a film director or writing the news, then this is the course for you. Liverpool's only integrated media course at a large city centre college campus, this is the perfect alternative to resitting your G.C.S.E's. As well as a full study programme, you will also have the opportunity to undertake relevant work experience for media outlets across Merseyside. Led by a team of former media professionals, this programme is designed to introduce learners to the fast-paced environment of print, online and broadcast journalism and the media sector. You will learn by investigating the world of media and completing projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations. Successful completion of the course will give you the opportunity to progress to a related higher education course, or a career in the creative media sector in a wide variety of job roles. This is a unique media course which encompasses broadcast and journalism and includes a variety of news production methods found in the modern multi-media newsroom. So if you want to be a director or filmmaker, an editor or journalist look no further. You will write and create live news, writing scripts for broadcast, and using radio skills to create podcasts. By the end of the course you will know how to source, edit and produce digital content and write features on current issues. Modules on this one year course include writing and filming news, creating a short film, photographing and designing your own digital posters. A large emphasis of this study programme is to improve your confidence, literacy and numeracy allowing you to progress within education and the industry.

3. Entry requirements

3 GCSEs at Grade 5-8 or above, including English. Applicants will be required to attend an interview. As part of the interview process we will be assessing your ability to represent your ideas in writing and verbally. If you have samples of your written work - any type at all - please bring this with you too.

4. What you'll learn

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5. How you'll learn

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6. What you'll need to bring

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7. How you'll be assessed

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8. Next steps

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9. Venue

Name The Arts Centre
Address Myrtle Street
L7 7JA
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