GCSE Creative Digital Media

Exam board
Pearson

Specification
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What is the qualification?
BTEC Tech Award Level 1/2 Creative Digital Media.  A vocational qualification graded Pass – Distinction*

What will students be doing on the course?  How will it be structured?
There are three units.  One unit has a focus on exploring media products such as audio, interactive websites and magazines, to analyse how they create meaning and engage the audience.  For the other two units students will need to plan the design/resources for a magazine and interactive website.

Assessment
Two units (exploring media products and developing an interactive website) are internally assessed.  One examination will be over 9 hours where students plan the design and create the resources for a publication.

What skills do students need to develop to be successful at this course?
Problem solving, creativity, independence, time management, planning and working with others.

What could this qualification be used for?
Students could continue to study the subject at Key Stage 5.