LEVEL 2 & LEVEL 3
BRIGHTON & BEXHILL
3 DAYS PER WEEK
MEDIA PRODUCTION COURSE OVERVIEW
The Media Production Course will help you to develop an understanding of the core skills of photography, moving image creation, website design and online promotion.
You will also develop a completed media product such as music video, website, film or photo portfolio, which you will then develop into a viable business proposal.
You will develop strong vocational and personal competencies, such as working to deadlines, time management and project planning, independent study and professional communication, in order to prepare for roles within Media or for further study at University level and beyond.
WHAT WILL I DO ON THE MEDIA PRODUCTION COURSE?
• Develop your skills in essential software such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects
• Work on projects involving video production, photography, sound design, animation, script writing, digital marketing and interactive design
• Learn to use equipment such as DSLRs, steady-cams and professional lighting
• Work on real-life briefs for real-world clients (previous projects have included working with Brighton Fringe and video production company Big Egg)
• Build a portfolio of work and learn how to market yourself professionally online
• Explore different careers in the media industry
• Create content in collaboration with Music, Fashion and Events students
HOW LEVEL 2 AT DV8 WORKS:
Our primary intentions for young people on Level 2 studies are:
• Securing GCSE grade 4 or above in English and/or Maths
• Achievement of a meaningful vocational Level 2 qualification
• Excellent preparation for progression to Level 3
To this end, from September 2020, Dv8 will deliver Level 2 vocational programmes over (up to) two academic years.
- Learners will study a Level 2 Extended Certificate in their vocational area alongside relevant English and/or Maths qualifications (working towards Grade 4 in GCSE)
- Learners who achieve their GCSE at grade 4 or above (or equivalent) in year 1 will gain immediate progression to Level 3
- Learners who require another retake English and/or Maths qualifications will go onto a second year of Level 2 vocational studies, working to a higher vocational award of Level 2 Diploma.
- Progression to Level 3 will be targeted with the learner and agreed based on English/Maths outcomes and attainment in the vocational area.
AT LEVEL 2 I WILL:
• Achieve a L2 Extended Certificate in Media (1st year) and a L2 Diploma in Media Production (2nd Year)
• Gain a firm foundation in software such as Adobe Premiere and Photoshop
• Develop your voice as a media practitioner
• Build an understanding of various roles within the media industry
• Progress to our Media Production course at Level 3
LEVEL 2 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
A previous Level 1 qualification and/or GCSE Grades 2-3 - subject to interview
HOW LEVEL 3 AT DV8 WORKS:
Our primary intentions for young people on Level 3 studies are: a) Developing meaningful vocational skills based on early stage career progression goals b) Year 1 is for the completion of a Subsidiary Diploma with a review to going on to a 2nd year of a full Extended Diploma. c) To secure between 48 & 144 UCAS tariff points as part of Higher Education progression options
AT LEVEL 3 I WILL:
• Achieve Technical L3 Subsidiary Diploma in Media Production (1st year)
• Achieve Technical L3 Extended Diploma in Media Production (2nd year)
• Create a professional portfolio of Media work
• Complete a Relevant work experience placement
• Showcase your work on a variety of platforms within the media industry
• Progress to university level courses or seek a career in the media industry, including Digital Marketing Apprenticeships
LEVEL 3 ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
A previous Level 2 qualification and/or GCSE Grades 4-9 (Inc. English & maths) - subject to interviEW
EXAM BOARD INFORMATION
WHAT OUR PREVIOUS STUDENTS SAY
My Media tutor Jarlath is the best teacher I've ever had. He helped me to open my mind in a creative way and speaks to all his students in a way that makes us feel like we're already film makers.
At Dv8 all the staff are really caring, about our well-being, education and about us as individuals. There's a real sense of communication and respect between both parties.