Level 2 Diploma in Creative Media

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Cheadle College


Cheadle College

Further Details


College 16-18


Creative Digital Media

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-Time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 1441.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

The media industry is in an age of rapid growth with global communication networks bringing the digital age to every home.

This is a one year course which will provide you with all of the requisite skills enabling you to progress and thrive on a level 3 programme of study. Although the course is practical, developing skills such as team-building, communication and presentation, there are substantial written elements that have to be covered in each unit.

Multi-skilling is encouraged as it plays such an important role in the new media industry. The course is both rewarding and challenging and is designed to assist students in coping with the ever-changing world of media and communication.

Course Requirements

General entry requirements for our Level 2 Vocational Qualifications include 4 GCSEs grade 3 or above.

We are an inclusive college and will consider all applications at interview.

What you will Learn


Coursework is internally assessed. We assess in a variety of ways including film and video evidence, slideshow annotations, portfolio building, Q&As, presentations and film and audio final outcomes. There are no exams.


Many of our students progress on to the Level 3 Creative Media course with a MERIT grade or above. Creative Media will fully prepare you for a specialist career path within the digital media industries.

Career Options

Once advancing onto a Level 3 subject many of our students follow their studies into Higher Education, studying Media, Marketing or Business at University. There is also the opportunity to seek out further work expereince and training in the form of an apprenticeship or go directly into employment working within TV, Film, Radio and a host of Multi-media sectors.

Mandatory Units

The course consists of a range of units such as:
Introducing Media Products and Audiences
Graphic Design for Media Products
Comics and Graphic Novels
Film and TV Media Products
Animation Production
Print based advertising media

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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