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MEDIA Level 2 Diploma

OCR Level 2 Cambridge Technical Diploma in Media FT-B

Level 2
Mode of Study
Full Time
Course Type
Further Education
Banbridge Campus


The creative industries are an important growth area in the UK and Ireland. This course will introduce you to what is needed to succeed in a range of media sectors including moving image, animation, photography, web authoring, graphics and sound.

You will gain an understanding of media products, production processes and technologies. Cambridge Technical courses are ideal if you prefer to learn in a way that is practical and work-related.


  • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on or before 1st July in the year of proposed entry to the course.
  • The College will review the qualifications and/or experience held by applicants and will consider whether this profile shows an ability to progress towards a level 2 qualification.
  • Applicants should normally have a minimum of a full Level 1 qualification (4 GCSEs at grades D-G, including English and Mathematics at grades D-F or equivalent). Applicants presenting with a Junior Cert qualification should have attained mostly higher-level subjects.
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate at interview that they have a satisfactory level of fluency in English – both written and spoken. The College reserves the right to refer any applicant to appropriate English Language or Literacy classes until their level of fluency in written and spoken English is sufficient to allow participation in other areas of study.
  • Attendance at Pre-Entry Advice Sessions (individual or group interviews) is advisable for the selection of candidates in all level 2 full-time courses. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate that they are committed and motivated to the course.
  • The College may also use other evidence provided as part of the application process.


  • Introducing Media Products and Audiences.
  • Audio Visual Media Skills.
  • Audio Media Skills.
  • Photography for Media Products.
  • Graphic Design for Media Products.
  • Web Authoring and Design.
  • Animation Production.


1 Year


Assessment is ongoing through coursework assignments.


There may be some employment opportunities at the end of this course but most successful students will further their studies on the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Media.


All full-time courses starting in September 2022 are open for applications. Please click on the Apply Now button (top right in the blue box) to begin your application. 

If you require any assistance with your application you can call us on 0300 123 1223.


Marianne McGee

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