Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Level 1 in Art, Design & Media

Cambridge Campus

Course Duration:1 Year(s)
Course Mode:Full Time
Start Date:03/09/2020

 

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Course Overview

This Level 1 Study Programme provides a key foundation in developing your confidence and study skills. The Study Programme allows you to choose a specialist pathway in either Media or Art and Design and will help to inform your progression to a focussed specialist area at level 2.

Over the academic year you will study a number of combined core units covering interactive and digital design, photography and media communication which will support you in developing your skills, knowledge and understanding of Media, Art and Design. On your chosen pathway you will learn from specialist lecturers who will help you develop practical skills in a professional environment including:

Media Pathway
- production of video
- film
- audio
- print productions
- games development

Art & Design Pathway

- photography
- drawing
- painting
- sculpture
- 3D design

In addition, you will study English, Maths and IT subject areas which are vitally important for your progression into employment, apprenticeships, higher education or to progress to the next level course.

Attendance at a Welcome Event, attendance at taster days and a reference is required.



This level 1 Study Programme provides a key foundation in developing your confidence and study skills. The Study Programme will give a taster of the specialism in the area of Media and Art and will help to inform your progression to a more focussed specialist area at level 2.

Progression & Career Opportunities

This qualification helps you to progress on to:

- UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma in Creative Media Production and Technology
- UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma in Art & Design
- Traineeships, apprenticeships within the wider commercial/creative based industries and supported through Cambridge Regional College
- Employment at a junior assistant level in areas such as media company or a local magazine

Please note in order to progress to a UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma Certificate Creative Media Production and Technology or UAL Level 2 Award/Diploma Certificate Art & Design you will need to achieve a pass for your Level 1 Award and Diploma in Art, Design & Media.

Entry Requirements

You will need 2 GCSEs at grade 3-1.

In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview.

Learning Assessment & Support

We want you to achieve to the very best of your ability at CRC. To make this happen we offer both learning and personal support by specialist staff tailored to meet your specific needs.

How to Apply

Students who currently attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through Mychoice@16

You can also apply through a CRC Application Form or download and complete here. If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to attend a Welcome Event, which gives you and your parents/carers the opportunity to have a look around the College, talk to the tutors and ask any questions you may have.

Cambridge Campus Status

The Cambridge Campus is open as normal.
3/3/18

Huntingdon Campus Status

The Huntingdon Campus is open as normal.
3/3/18