Course Info

Level 2 Award Media

Entry Qualifications

See Standard Entry Qualifications.

A grade 3 or above in English

A passion and interest in the subject

Successful interview with a Media tutor

Good verbal and written communication skills


1 Year

Course Content

This course is designed to introduce students to the world of theoretical and practical media work. You will complete the units through a number of hands on projects including animation, music video, documentary and advertising. You will learn to script, shoot and edit video and create page layout using the latest digital media technology.

Your Unique Experience

This course is housed in our new college building in the heart of Ashton Town Centre and our facilities and equipment are of industry standard. You will be working alongside other students who are studying at Level 3 in vocational or A Level subject areas, so expectations are extremely high and the work is near professional standard. We are proud of our history of nurturing students beyond their expectations, through this level 2 programme and onto higher levels of study in the Creative programme area.

More than just a Course

This course gives learners an overview of the different areas of the media industry. Each unit will require research skills, planning and practical hands on media production. You’ll develop writing skills alongside your creative technical skills, like camera work and computer based editing. The course encourages creative ideas which you will develop into real video or print design pieces.

Special Features

In learner surveys 100% of learners feel that their teachers encourage them to work hard and 100% of learners also say teaching is good in this subject.

State of the art Mac rooms, TV studio and industry standard resources and equipment.

Course Format

Full Time Programme


After completing this course, students go on to a variety of extended diploma courses in Creative Studies, some may progress into other extended diploma subject areas within the college, apprenticeships or employment. Our tutorial programme at college, alongside highly experienced staff, ensures your next steps are supported and guided every step of the way.

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Level 2 Award Media

Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.