Media Level 2 Diploma

You’ll learn practical, film production skills as well as learn about the broader industry.

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  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Location

    Banbury and Bicester College

  • Pathway


Filmmaking at Banbury and Bicester College is exciting, practical, and industry focused.

Learners are taught by industry trained, expert practitioners in specialist buildings housing a variety of professional facilities, including:

  • an HD TV studio
  • a cinema room
  • multiple Mac suites

Each year, our students have the opportunity to take part in our End of Year Festival to showcase their work. Take a look at our video of the 2019 show, “Arrival”.

Filmmaking at Banbury and Bicester College is designed to encourage you, the next generation of film-maker, to develop your talents and give you the broader work skills you need to succeed as a filmmaker.

You’ll be introduced to a variety of pre-production, production and post-production skills and utilise our industry-standard filming and recording equipment.

You’ll create, edit and present work within our media centre, gaining competence in Adobe Premiere for visual editing and Adobe Audition for audio editing.

Our highly-experienced tutors will give you an overview of the TV and Film industries and build the skills you need to work confidently as part of those industries. This will involve study of professionally-produced media products (films, TV shows, adverts, music videos, etc.) and you and your peers’ own audio/visual productions.

When you graduate from this programme, you’ll be prepared, confident and highly trained in Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition and the use of professional equipment.

You’ll explore, develop and test your creativity through stimulating and demanding practical exploration.

The course also incorporates relevant and exciting work-experience placements, designed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge needed to progress into employment.

Previous placements have included BBC Radio Oxford and ITV’s Endeavour.

To complete this course you will be required to use a variety of skills working both in groups and individually.

The course is 100% coursework (there is no exam), featuring both written and practical assignments. This is internally assessed and externally moderated by UAL.

Minimum of 3 GCSEs grades 3 (D) or above including English and usually maths.

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If you are interested in a Level 2 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details.

Applicants will be required to complete an internal assessment.

All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

Explore your career progression options

If you are considering applying for this programme, why not explore your potential career progression routes using our handy tool.

You can explore live job vacancies, next level qualifications and apprenticeship standards in your local area. Not only this but you can also watch videos of real people talking about their experiences of working in your specific industry or occupation of interest.

Why not visit us at an Open Event and find out more about this pathway.

Why Banbury and Bicester College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
  • 150+

    Courses available

  • 2018

    Rated "good with outstanding areas" by Ofsted in 2018

  • 79+

    years of teaching experience

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