UAL Level 2 in Creative Media

UAL Level 2 in Creative Media

Course Information

Cambridge Campus, 01/09/2022
Level: 2
Start Date: 01/09/2022
Location: Cambridge Campus
Duration: 1 Year
Type: Full Time
Code: MV1CMPT
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This introduction to creative media provides the knowledge and skills to plan and produce media work across a range of industries including video games, audio production, media industries, Film & TV and digital production. You will have the opportunity to gain work experience, industry talks, trips, expos and more. You will contribute towards the design, production and release of original games, music and film products through our own media company, 5 Star Media CRC. You could even have the opportunity to publish your work to the choice of Xbox, PC, Nintendo, Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music, YouTube and more. 

About the Course

This introduction to creative media provides the knowledge and skills to plan and produce media work across a range of industries including Animation, Esports, Games Design, Film, TV, Radio and VFX. You will have the opportunity to industry talks, trips, expos and more. Assessment methods will be in the form of Projects where students will be taking part in a range of media skills and subjects related to current day platforms.
The level 2 Pathway is split into 3 specialist pathways: Esports / Games and Animation / Media

Esports:
This pathway will prepare you for our bespoke level 3 Esports course and give you the skills required to work in this continuously growing industry, looking at online content creation, streaming, shoutcaster, editing and competing in the esports British championships.

Games and Animation:
This pathway will prepare you for both our level 3 in Games Development and our Level 3 in Animation and VFX, learning about the creative industry, character design, 2D and 3D animation, level design and more!

Media:
This pathway will prepare you for our level 3 in either Film or Broadcast and lets students get hands on experience with our TV Studio and Radio station. Working on Film, TV and Radio productions through the year.

On all pathways you will gain the following skills to help increase your employability and get you ready for your next steps, these include:

o Employability skills, planning and development of an independent project, time management, teamwork, presentation techniques, critical and creative thinking

o English and Maths through vocational assignments, Functional Skills and the GCSE retake programme.

The Level 2 UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology Course provides a expert platform on which to develop these skills through the course identity, 5 Star Media. This is your first step into the creative media industries and as such you will be treated as a professional and will be expected to act professionally in all assignments and activities.

When applying please state clearly which pathway you would like to apply to. If you aren’t sure, one of our helpful team will explain in more detail about the various choices during interview.

Progression

This qualification helps you to progress on to Level 3 UAL Creative Media Production & Technology Study Programme Specialisms in: • Animation + VFX • Broadcast • Esports • Games Development • Film Please note, in order to progress to the Level 3 UAL Diploma in Creative Media Production you are currently required to successfully complete Level 2 UAL Creative Media Production & Technology with a Pass or above.

Entry Requirements

As of September 2017, the entry requirement for Level 2 Creative Media are 3 GCSEs at grade 9 - 3 (A* - D) or above or a Level 1 Pass. Typical Work: The awarding body, University of Arts London, strongly urges a constant sense of self-guidance and independent work throughout the course. Students will need to generate creative ideas, experiment further with them and ultimately create a portfolio of work demonstrating all the necessary skills. This will include a variety of research and practical skills centred on the industries of Film & TV, Games Development and Music Production. A large part of the qualification is focused on the student being able to communicate their ideas and show self-reflection and evaluation as well as a critical understanding of the practices they are developing. They will write, record and present their ideas to build their confidence and showcase ideas. 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. 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.

Assessment

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

You can apply through our online application, just click on Apply.

Students who attend a Cambridge Area Partnership school should apply through the CAP application system, MyChoice@16, your school will be able to help you with this.

If you need any help with applying, please contact our Admissions Office on tel. 01223 418448 or crcadmissions@camre.ac.uk.

Once we have received your application, you will be invited to a Welcome Event and for a guidance discussion. Through the Welcome Event you will get the chance to learn more about college and your course. When you have your conditional offer, you will be invited and required to attend new student Taster Days during the summer before the start of your course. Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

Take control of your future and enrol on a course with CRC. Whether you've just finished your GCSEs or A Levels, already working or unemployed we can help you succeed.

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