Creative Art and Media BTEC Level 2

Creative Art and Media BTEC Level 2

Creative Art and Media BTEC Level 2


Course outline:

Art and Media has a profound impact on the way we live our lives. This course will encourage you to explore different forms and processes and communicate using a variety of traditional and modern techniques to produce creative photography and media outcomes. By the end of the course you will be able to explore, understand and apply visual language and terminology to a variety of tasks.

Course Structure:

GCSE Photography:
Unit 1 – Coursework Portfolio
Darkroom processing and digital skills using Adobe Photoshop
Exploration and analysis of artists work
Use of sketchbook to record creative ideas
Unit 2 – Controlled Assignment
Final major project responding to set titles – 10 hour exam

GCSE Media:
Unit 1 – Critical and Contextual Studies
Coursework Portfolio
• Introduction to short film making
• Analytical skills
• Use of digital sketchbook to record creative ideas

Unit 2 – Controlled Assignments
• Final major project responding to set titles


Key Facts:

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    Examination Board

    OCR

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    Duration

    One year

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    Minimum entry requirements:

    • Five GCSEs at Level 2 or above
    • If you have not yet gained Level 4 or above in English and/or Maths, this will form part of your programme

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    Enrichment opportunities:

    • All students have access to our enrichment programme
    • Visits to London and other local galleries to see art, media, photography and cultural interests

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    Skills developed:

    • Using media, graphical and photographic techniques and process
    • Traditional and digital recording and manipulation of imagery

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    Likely next step opportunities:

    • A Level Photography, Media Studies and Film Studies

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    Assessment summary:

    Units are assessed through portfolio and Externally Set Task


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