Why study creative iMedia?
Creative iMedia will equip learners with a range of creative media skills and provide opportunities to develop, in context, desirable, transferable skills such as research, planning and review, working with others and communicating creative concepts effectively. Through the use of these skills, learners will ultimately be creating fit-for-purpose creative media products. The qualifications will encourage independence, creativity and awareness of the digital media sector.
What will I learn?
Pre-production skills (examination)
This unit will enable learners to understand preproduction skills used in the creative and digital media sector. It will develop their understanding of the client brief, time frames, deadlines and preparation techniques that form part of the planning and creation process.
Creating digital graphics (coursework)
The aim of this unit is for learners to understand the basics of digital graphics editing for the creative and digital media sector. They will learn where and why digital graphics are used and what techniques are involved in their creation. This unit will develop learners’ understanding of the client brief, time frames, deadlines and preparation techniques as part of the planning and creation process.
Creating a multipage website (coursework)
This unit will enable learners to understand the basics of creating multipage websites. It will enable learners to demonstrate their creativity by combining components to create a functional, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing website. It will allow them to interpret a client brief and to use planning and preparation techniques when developing a multipage website.
Creating a digital sound sequence (coursework)
This unit will enable them to understand where digital sound sequences are used in the media industry such as radio, film, web applications or computer gaming. The learner will also learn how these technologies are developed to reach an identified target audience. On completion of this unit, learners will understand the purpose of digital audio products and where they are used. They will be able to plan a digital sound sequence, create and edit a digital sound sequence and review the final sound sequence against a specific brief.
How will I be assessed?
Future pathways and careers
- Website developer
- Graphics designer
- Digital marketing
- Radio/TV/internet advertising
- Project manager
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