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GCSE Grade 4 in English and an average points score of 3.2 or above


This course is assessed by practical projects and coursework.

About this course

This course is ideal for learners who would like to progress onto a media based career. This course has a highly practical focus, students will cover all aspects of the production process. They complete a set of projects designed to develop a broad range of media based skills. Learners will also gain a detailed understanding of research methodology. Learners will explore both traditional and new forms of media. The course is designed to enable learners to either progress onto University and pursue a career in the media.

Four John Leggott College Creative Media Vocational Students sat at a desk, working in lesson.


Steve Robson

Who is this aimed at?

This course is aimed at students who:

  • Are interested in any aspect of the Media

  • Are interested in changes in the media, such as new films magazines etc.

  • Would like an opportunity to create practical media productions of their own

  • Would like to learn how to use media equipment, including photography, video equipment, web design packages and a sound studio

  • Would like the opportunity to be proactive in research in the industry

  • Would like to progress into the Media field in careers such as broadcast, journalism, advertising, public relations or media production

What will you learn?

  • Pre-Production Techniques for the Media Industries

  • Communication Skills for the Media Industries

  • Research Techniques for the Media Industries

  • Page Layout & Design

  • Digital Graphics for Print

  • Photography and Photographic Practice

  • Music Video Production

  • Production Management Project

  • Working to a Brief in the Media Industries

  • Understanding the Media Industries

  • Film and Video Editing Techniques

  • Single Camera Techniques

  • Social Action & Community Media Production

What skills will you develop?

  • Research 

  • Use of Google Suite 

  • Literacy 

  • Time management 

  • Self confidence 

  • Photoshop 

  • Indesign 

  • Photography 

  • Resilience 

  • Meeting deadlines 

  • Group working 

  • Analysis 

  • Industry conventions 

  • Filming iMovie/ premiere 

  • Editing 

Professional development

  • Screenwriter

  • TV/Film Producer

  • Games Designer

  • Media Researcher

  • Promotions Manager

  • Media Analyst

  • E-Sports Professional

  • Web Designer

  • Social Media Content Producer

  • Marketing

  • Press

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