Digital Content Production Ext. Certificate [Journalism] A Level BTEC

L3 Level 3
Full Time
5 September 2022 — 16 June 2024
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

BTEC Journalism is the equivalent of one A level qualification for post-16 learners interested in pursuing a career in journalism.  The course will introduce learners to digital media practices and will enabling them to develop the transferable and higher-order skills that are highly valued by universities and employers.  Learner will cover a range of core journalistic topics through applied learning with the view to progressing to higher education and/or to employment in the media sector.

This qualification will be taken alongside another BTEC Extended Certificate or A Level qualification.

What you will study

The Extended Certificate consists of 5 Units (360 Credits) over 2 years – 2 of which are compulsory:

  • Digital Media Skills (Externally Assessed: 120 Credits)
  • Digital Magazine Production (Internally Assessed: 60 Credits)

The optional units are each worth 60 credits. The following Units will be undertaken:

  • Interviewing Techniques
  • Writing Copy and Page Layout and Design for Digital Media.

Course fee per year

Part-time enrolment fee: £0.00

Entry requirements

Individual Subject Entry Requirement GCSE Math and English Grade C

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
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  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

5 September 2022

End date

16 June 2024

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

8 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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Course code

GECC3NF6
L3

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Digital Content Production

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Career prospects & further study

Learners can progress onto university pathways in media and journalism as well as onto media apprenticeships and employment opportunities.

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

City Centre Campus,

Dumballs Road,

Cardiff,

CF10 5FE