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Creative Media Production Technology - Digital Design and Communication Extended Diploma 3

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

If you are looking for a career in the creative and digital sector then this course will give you the skills you'll need to succeed. The skills covered by the course have been chosen to reflect the demands of working in digital design and communication. We've put employment-focused skills at the heart of the course so you can confidently apply for creative and production jobs straight after leaving College. The course is partnership with Creative Cow, an independent creative agency based in The Sharp Project, Manchester. Creative Cow was established on a true belief in quality, innovation and client focus for all projects, whether printed, digital or media driven. Creative Cow also deal with advertising, branding, motion graphics, CGI (Computer Generated Imagery) and social design.

3. Entry requirements

To enrol on this course, you'll need to have at least 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (grade A-C), including English Language. Alternatively, you'll need a Level 2 vocational qualification with Functional Skills English Language at grade C or above. You should be between 16-18 years old too, have good communication skills, be able to work individually and as part of a team, with a strong interest in creative media or a portfolio that illustrates your interest. Due to Government changes to grading systems for GCSES in 16/17, please follow the below link to see specific entry criteria for school leavers School Leaver Entry Requirements.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

The course is assessed through written reports, blogs and diaries, sketchbooks, portfolio development, image creation, design solutions, audio-visual recordings, one to one feedback and interviews. There are no formal examinations connected to this course. Students overall grade will come from the final project assessed by tutors and moderated by the exam board at the end of each year.

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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