Qualification: OCR Level 1 / 2 Cambridge National in Creative iMedia
Exam board: OCR
Grades available: Level 1- Pass/ Merit/ Distinction, Level 2- Pass/ Merit/ Distinction/ Distinction*
Details of the course
On this course students will gain knowledge in a number of key areas in the media field, from pre-production skills to digital animation, and offers a hands-on approach to learning. The Cambridge National in Creative iMedia will also provide opportunities to develop useful transferable skills such as research, planning, and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts effectively.
Students must complete 2 mandatory units and 1 optional unit.
R093 Creative iMedia in the media industry- Exam 1 hour and 30 minutes In this unit you will learn about the media industry, digital media products, how they are planned, and the media codes which are used to convey meaning, create impact and engage audiences.
R094 Visual identity and digital graphics- Controlled assessment 10-12 hours
In this unit you will learn to how to develop visual identities for clients and use the concepts of graphic design to create original digital graphics to engage target audiences.
R097 Interactive digital Media-Controlled assessment 12-15 hours
In this unit you will learn how to plan, create and review interactive digital media products.
Homework will be given out at least once a week and may be in the form of research, revision and exam style questions. It will be expected that every student will also attend one Media club during lunch or after school session per week when required. While in these sessions, the students will be able to complete any aspect of their work with the assistance of a member of staff.
How parents can help
Ensure students are completing their homework and classwork to the best of their ability. Ensure students have access to a laptop or desktop computer with internet access. Ensure that your son attends Media club when required and meets all deadlines.
If you wish to carry on studying ICT or Media at post 16, or a career in the ICT or Media sector.
This course will allow you to develop your skills in preparation for careers such as Web Developer, Sound Engineer, Marketing, Games Designer, Photographer, etc. The opportunities are wide and varied.
Mrs L Matthews
Curriculum Leader of ICT, Computing, Media and Business Studies