Creative Digital Media Production

Course content

Course introduction

In this course you will gain broad knowledge and understanding of the Creative Digital Media Production sector. You will develop practical skills to enable you to create your own media products.




In Creative Digital Media Production, you will develop your understanding of media sectors, products, platforms and audiences, to enable you to effectively plan and pitch ideas. The practical skills you will learn throughout the course will enable you to create your own media products.

Specific course entry requirements

To study a Level 2 programme you will have achieved a minimum of three grade 3s in your GCSEs, in addition to a grade 3 in English Language (please refer to the Entry Requirements section for further details).

How will I be assessed?

You will complete 4 units in this course. The first unit, Digital Media Sectors and Audiences, is assessed externally. The other three units are projects which are internally assessed.

The units are graded at Pass, Merit or Distinction.

What will I study?

Through this course, you will:

• understand digital media sectors, products and platforms

• understand audiences for digital media products

• explore how audiences engage with digital media products.

• understand how to develop ideas for a digital media product

• pitch ideas for a digital media product

• produce planning for a digital media product.

• produce and review a media product

Where will this course lead me?

This course will provide you with the opportunity for further progression to a suitable Level 3 course in Media or Film Studies. It will also provide you with skills and knowledge to help you gain an apprenticeship or employment.

Progression to Level 3 Courses at St John Rigby College is dependent upon meeting the entry requirement for that course.

Student learning

Nurturing rising talent

Our Elective Programme is designed to help you develop your gifts and interests as part of an enhanced level 3 programme. We will help you realise your potential by nurturing your talent and preparing you for study at the most prestigious universities or for progression to competitive higher-level apprenticeships. Your options range from our Honours Programme, which might include following a fourth A level, to specialist Futures Programmes that will support your career goals.

Competitive sport

The college has a number of teams that play as part of the Association of College’s league and are very competitive each year. We play games on a Wednesday afternoon, so this will make up part of your time-table.

There will be trials for male and female football, male and female rugby league and netball on Wednesday 9th September at 1.30pm, meet at the Sports Hall. Following trials will be a pizza and soft drink meeting in the Sports Hall to give you more information on the season. Hockey and Basketball will follow during the first week. Details will be emailed.

  • Male Football
  • Female Football
  • Male Rugby League
  • Female Rugby League
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Hockey