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What you will study You will gain a solid foundation in Media and Computer Games principles and technologies through the study of units which may include:- - Research for Creative Media Production - Communication Techniques for Creative Media Production - The Creative Media Sector - Media Audiences and Products - Digital Graphics for Interactive and Print-based Media - 2D Digital Art for Computer Games - Deconstructing Computer Games - Writing for the Creative Media You will also work towards Functional Skills or GCSE qualifications in Maths or English. Maths and English are key elements of any full-time programme of study in College. If you do not already have a GCSE at grade A*-C in these subjects, you will need to attend sessions allocated on your timetable. These are varied and designed to cater for all ability levels. You will receive advice and guidance regarding the correct level for you. Skills in Maths and English will support your full-time course, assisting you with assignment writing, research, job applications, presentations, managing your own finances and interpretation of data, to mention just a few. They will also help you in the future. Most employers are looking for ability in these areas and the majority of university courses require you to have Maths and English GCSEs at A*-C. This is why the development of Maths and English is so important, whatever your field of study. Your Course Structure This is a creative course which is mostly practical, with some artistic, research and theoretical content. This may also include day visits and an international residential trip. You will meet regularly with a Pastoral Tutor who will support your studies throughout the course and you will receive guidance on applying for further study. How you will learn You will be taught through workshop-style sessions that encourage hands-on experience of industry standard software, equipment and techniques. As well as practical work you will also do written work and drawing to develop your ideas.

What you will study You will gain a solid foundation in Media and Computer Games principles and technologies through the study of units which may include:- - Research for Creative Media Production - Communication Techniques for Creative Media Production - The Creative Media Sector - Media Audiences and Products - Digital Graphics for Interactive and...

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Entry Requirements

You must have at least one of the following:- - Equivalent of four GCSEs at grade A* - D (including English Language and Maths) - DiDA or other related Level 1 qualification (with Merit grade) plus Level 1 English and Maths - Level 2 qualification plus????????

You must have at least one of the following:- - Equivalent of four GCSEs at grade A* - D (including English Language and Maths) - DiDA or other related Level 1 qualification (with Merit grade) plus Level 1 English and Maths - Level 2 qualification plus????????

Assessment Methods

You will participate in your own continuous assessment through practical projects. Your tutor will provide regular feedback and maintain a record of assessment which may be externally verified.

You will participate in your own continuous assessment through practical projects. Your tutor will provide regular feedback and maintain a record of assessment which may be externally verified.

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