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Level 2 in Creative Digital Media Production

  1. CampusMaidstone
  2. Course Length1 Year
  3. Type of CourseFull Time
  4. Week Commencing03-09-2018
  5. Annual Fee£1740

  • Discount & Loan Info
  • 16-18
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The Details


The Level 2 Technical Diploma I Digital Audio/Visual Production course will give you a great introduction to the various industries within media. You will learn the theories and research the technologies and practitioners within a variety of fields. Whilst also developing practical skills in many areas that will prepare you for a number of areas within the media sectors. You will use professional standards kit and experience high level work experience with a variety of clients and projects. Industry experts will also enhance your industrial experience.

What is covered.

You'll study a range of units, with topics including: Planning & pitching, moving image, editing, lighting, Audio and animation. You will be using a variety of software including the Adobe CC suite, Premiere, Animate and Audition. As using equipment DSLR and video cameras. You will also undertake your English and math as well as develop a variety of IT skills that will aid your progression into industry.

Assessment method.

You will complete written and practical work throughout the year with units. There will also be an externally assessed final major project

Other Important Info

We recommend you equip yourself with a good set of headphones to help with various parts of the course as well as a pen and pad for note taking and lecture notes. It is advisable that you sign up to Vimeo and YouTube if you don't already have accounts with these platforms. Uniform for the media course will be discussed at enrolment however we expect professional attire that is appropriate to the industry.

All MidKent College students will continue studying English and maths until they are 19, or until they have achieved a Grade C/4. Your study programme will incorporate a Work Placement of up to 350 hours in a role relevant to your study. All students will have access to a Personal Tutor to support their personal and professional development.

Future Prospects

You could progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media to further your learning, after which you could then move onto Higher Education or an advanced Apprenticeship in a relevant industry of your choice.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D/3 or above, including English or maths at grade D/3 or above.

Why Choose MidKent College?

  • We provide some of the finest teaching and learning environments you’ll find in a further education college in the country, having built a brand-new campus in Gillingham in 2009 and refurbished our Maidstone Campus in a redevelopment programme completed in 2016.
  • Both of our campuses are fully-equipped with workshops that simulate real working environments, equipment that replicates the latest technology students will find in the workplace, and commercial facilities that are open to the public.
  • The University Centre Maidstone (UCM) building at our Oakwood Park campus is a dedicated campus for university-level courses and professional training. In the 2016 National Student survey, our higher-education students gave the College a student satisfaction score of 91%, ranking us 27th out of the 375 institutions that took part.
  • Our career advisers booked 1040 careers interviews in 2017-2018! They'll be able to give you impartial guidance as to the range of education, training and employment opportunities available to you.

    • What our students say...

      Charlotte Clark

      I chose this programme because I’ve always had an interest in photography. It’s another way to express yourself and capture the moment. Ever since I was little I have liked to take photos of my pets and surroundings. So far we have learnt how to set up the studio and about the cameras, ISO settings and aperture. It’s not what I ...