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Creative Media Production UAL Level 2 Diploma

This study programme will give you the chance to engage with both practical and theoretical aspects of digital media. You will gain useful digital media production skills and develop your knowledge of the media industry. The study programme is ideal if you wish to gain a qualification in media in one year and progress to Level 3.

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need... 

Duration: 1 year 
  • 3 GCSEs grades 9–3 ideally including English & maths OR 
  • Relevant Level 1 qualification 
Duration: 2 years 
  • 3 GCSEs grades 9–1 ideally including English & maths  with a keen interest in media 
  • Other relevant levels of qualification or experience  will be considered

Course content

Key areas on this study programme will include planning, organising and producing various digital media products including short films, adverts and written articles. You will develop knowledge of the ownership and function of modern media and apply this knowledge in a vocational context to your project work.

  • Subject units:
    • Digital Media Sectors and Audiences
    • Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product
    • Media Industry in Context
    • Digital Moving Image Production
    • Digital Audio Production
    • Digital Editing for Moving Image
    • Animation for Digital Media
    • Writing for Digital Media
  • English and maths:
    If you don't already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills. 
  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills 
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications

Assessment methods

During the study programme, the majority of your work will be assessed by completing various project assignments. There are also two externally assessed exams.


Creative Media Production UAL Level 2 Diploma


  • English and maths qualifications if required
Further study and career options

On successful completion of this study programme you can progress on to study our Creative Media Production and Technology UAL Level 3 Diploma or seek employment in the media industry.

Additional information

You will be required to provide your own headphones and memory stick/hard drive approximately £40-£50.

Funding information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at

Course Information & How to Apply

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateFeesLocationCourse Code
1 year or 2 years 13/09/2021 Launch our fee calculator Free for most people.
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Additional formats
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