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Media and Journalism

Media Level 2

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this course at Merit and the achievement of GCSE English at grade 4/C, you can progress on to a level 3 programme in a media related subject or an apprenticeship, and then into careers including media, production and journalism.

Who is it for?

If you have a passion for media and want to work within the film, TV, publishing or radio industry, then this course is ideal for you.

What is covered?

You will study three core units in this qualification:

  • Exploring and developing creative media skills - creating a portfolio of work through a range of practical projects
  • Personal development - planning for your future
  • Responding to a creative brief - a major project where you can choose your area of specialism

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English and maths.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code



1 Year

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Since joining Peterborough College, I’ve transformed into a confident film professional. The supportive environment and approachable lecturers have been pivotal, especially in an area with few media specialists like Peterborough.

Joe Hollick
L3 Creative Media Practice

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