Media Studies – BTEC Level 2 First Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production


Mode of Study: Full time

Level:  2

Duration:  1 year

Awarding/validation body:  Edexcel

Course Overview

These qualifications have a core of underpinning knowledge, skills and understanding, and a range of options to reflect the breadth of pathways within a sector. This gives learners the opportunity to:

  • gain a broad understanding and knowledge of a vocational sector
  • investigate areas of specific interest
  • develop essential skills and attributes prized by employers, further education colleges and higher education institutions
  • provides opportunities for learners to progress to either academic or more specialised vocational pathways.

Course Highlights

Add breadth to learners’ knowledge and understanding of the Creative Digital Media Production sector as part of their career progression and development plans

● support learners who have had some achievement in their Key Stage 4 programme and who wish to ‘top up’ their Level 2 achievement to progress to employment or other qualifications.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

The BTEC Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Creative Digital Media Production provides the knowledge, skills and understanding for Level 2 learners to progress to:

  • other Level 2 vocational qualifications and related competence-based qualifications for the in Creative Digital Media Production sector
  • Level 3 vocational qualifications, such as BTEC Nationals, specifically the Pearson BTEC Level 3 National in in Creative Digital Media Production.

Entry Requirements & Assessment

Two 2 and three 3 grades at GCSE including English and Mathematics minimum Grade 2 or equivalent qualifications (a Pass or higher at BTEC Level 2 is accepted as part of the GCSE Grades).

This course is assessed through 75% internal assessment of coursework and 25% external exam.


How To Apply

Applications for entry September 2022. The application form for the academic year 2022-2023 is available to complete online here.

Students should return their completed forms directly to Coulsdon College, NOT their schools. All applications will be considered according to the College's Admissions Policy. Please see the Admissions timetable for information about the College’s enrolment process.



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