If you intend to pursue a career in Digital Publishing, App Development, Graphic or Website Design, or have a strong interest in this area, then the BTEC Level 3 Extended Certificate in Digital Media Production is perfect for you.
The areas covered in this course include: Digital Media Skills and Digital Magazine Production, along with two optional units chosen from App Production, Website Production, Digital Photography, 2D Digital Graphics, Coding for Web Based Media, Interviewing Techniques, Image Manipulation Techniques.
Why study Creative Digital Media
This course will give students the opportunity to learn about the digital world, including app production, website production and coding, digital graphics and manipulation linked to digital publishing and photography.
The large range of optional units will allow you to specialise in a chosen area depending on your particular interest. These skills are essential for further study or commencing a career in the lucrative digital sector.
To study at Cowley Sixth Form College, you must have achieved a minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent, graded 9 – 4, across four separate subjects, including GCSE Mathematics and English Language.
In addition, a positive college interview is required.
You will study four units of which two are mandatory and two optional. One unit, Digital Media Skills, is externally assessed via a project. External assessment accounts for 33% of your final grade.
This valuable qualification, equivalent to an A-level, can lead to a range of university courses, usually in the digital media sector, but it is useful in other sectors too. Alternatively students could move into media related apprenticeships or other employment within the industry.
I’ve learned a wide range of new skills and the equipment and resources available here is second to none. The constantly evolving lessons adapt to my requirements and goals, whilst pushing me to create a final product which demonstrates my skills in a clear and concise manner.
Creative Digital Media Student