What is Creative iMedia?

Are you good at using software to develop products such as movies, images and multimedia products?  Do you enjoy creating ICT based products to meet a particular purpose and target audience?  Are you interested in a career in games or web development?  If so, this may be the course for you!  The Cambridge National in Creative iMedia is a course for those with a creative mind.  You’ll be asked to plan, design, develop and review products using a range of software.

Course Details

Qualification Exam Board Specification
Level 1 / 2 Cambridge National Certificate in Creative iMedia OCR J834

Subject Leader


Mr T. Mayer
Subject Leader for Creative iMedia

Course Overview

In the video below, Mr Mayer, Subject Leader for Creative iMedia, explains the different topics you will study on the Creative iMedia course:

 

The course is made up of:

Title Assessment type Weighting
Creative iMedia in the Media Industry Exam 40%
Visual Identity and Digital Graphics Controlled assessment 25%
Interactive Digital Media Controlled assessment 35%

Pre-production Skills – This exam will test you on aspects of the course associated with the different types of media you will create.  There will also be questions about design, creation, testing and evaluation.

Creating Digital Graphics – In this task, you will be asked to plan, design, create and evaluate a digital graphic for a specific purpose and audience.  This coursework will be completed in a classroom using Google Classroom as a tool for learning.

 

Creating Interactive Multimedia Products – In this task, you will be asked to plan, design, create and evaluate an interactive, multimedia-based product for a specific purpose and audience.  This coursework will be completed in a classroom using Google Classroom as a tool for learning.

Creating a Digital Sound Sequence – In this task, you will be asked to plan, design, create and evaluate a sound for a specific purpose and audience.  This coursework will be completed in a classroom using Google Classroom as a tool for learning.

You will need access to a desktop or laptop computer and internet access is preferable.  Teaching and learning methods include teacher-directed guidance and directed independent study via Google Classroom.

With further training or study, possible careers could include animator, applications developer, cartographer, digital marketer, games developer and film & video editor.

Got A Question?

If you have a question about Creative iMedia you can use the form below to contact Mr Mayer, Subject Leader for Creative iMedia.