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Interactive Media (Design)

Course Overview
Course type

Level 3 BTEC Certificate/ Subsidiary Diploma

Course length

BTEC Certificate: one year /Subsidiary Diploma: two years

Required qualifications

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE, including English Language (grade 9-5).

Interactive media will equip you with the creative thinking skills and technical capabilities to bring your ideas to life in animation, graphic design, web, sound and print production. You will use industry standard software to create a range of creative media products, fit for an ever-changing media landscape.    


More courses like this:

  • Art and Design
  • Arts Award
  • Creative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Media Studies
  • Photography

The course will focus on:
  • developing creative media design outcomes in a range of digital disciplines
  • design software including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • animation packages such as After Effects
  • digital photography and image editing
  • research, design and production of various media products such as magazines, print production and design-based  campaigns
  • gain a contextual understanding of design principles and professional media practitioners
  • build a digital portfolio of creative design work
  • develop your creative, design and presentation skills

Interactive media will equip you with the creative thinking skills and technical capabilities to bring your ideas to life in animation, graphic design, web, sound and print production. You will use industry standard software to create a range of creative media products, fit for an ever-changing media landscape.    


More courses like this:

  • Art and Design
  • Arts Award
  • Creative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Media Studies
  • Photography

Method of assessment

You will be assessed on your practical work through a series of projects, which will have a vocational context.

 

Interactive media will equip you with the creative thinking skills and technical capabilities to bring your ideas to life in animation, graphic design, web, sound and print production. You will use industry standard software to create a range of creative media products, fit for an ever-changing media landscape.    


More courses like this:

  • Art and Design
  • Arts Award
  • Creative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Media Studies
  • Photography

What will I be able to progress to?

This subject combines well with other Design and Media-based subjects. It is an ideal programme if you plan to study any digital design course at university. You may also wish to continue with further study in a different subject area, or move straight into employment.

Other Information

The one-year Certificate is equivalent to an AS-level. The two-year Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to an A-level.

Interactive media will equip you with the creative thinking skills and technical capabilities to bring your ideas to life in animation, graphic design, web, sound and print production. You will use industry standard software to create a range of creative media products, fit for an ever-changing media landscape.    

For more information about studying a level 3 BTEC Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma see page 


More courses like this:

  • Art and Design
  • Arts Award
  • Creative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Media Studies
  • Photography