OCR Cambridge Nationals in Creative iMedia

Why choose the Cambridge Nationals?

 

Creative iMedia will equip you with a range of creative media skills and provide you with opportunities to develop, desirable and transferable skills such as research, planning, reviewing, working with others and communicating creative concepts effectively.

 

Ultimately you will be creating fit-for-purpose creative media products.

 This subject will suit you if:

 

  • You want to gain further experience with Information Technology
  • If you want to learn more about the concepts of digital media
  • You are interested in how computers work when creating digital media
  • You enjoy producing digital materials (through a project)
  • You enjoy writing content for digital media
  • You enjoy creating and producing graphical images digitally
  • You enjoy creating websites & apps

 

What will the course involve?

The qualification follows the Cambridge Nationals Certificate for Creative iMedia. It consists of 4 units: one is assessed externally through a written examination taken in January Y11 (worth 25% of the overall qualification) this examination is based upon the pre-production skills of digital media and 3 units are internally assessed (totalling 75% of the overall qualification). Here, you will apply technical knowledge and demonstrate mastery of practical and technical skills through realistic tasks and activities.

 


How will I be assessed?

Unit

Number

Unit Title

Type

How 

Assessed?

 

Units

R081

Pre – Production Skills (Written exam 25%)

Mandatory

External

R082

Creating Digital Graphics (25%)

Mandatory

Internal

R086

Creating a digital Animation (25%)

Mandatory

Internal

R087

Creating a Multi-Media Product (25%

Mandatory

Internal


Where does the course lead?

This qualification is for you if you want to start a career in digital media. Achieving this qualification will give you an advantage when applying for a job in the creative industries. The types of jobs include: 

•  Junior content producer/creative content assistant

•  Web Developer

•  Graphic Designer 

This qualification also gives you a sound basis to progress further within the creative industries to a level 2 apprenticeship, for example in content production or creative digital media, or to a level 3 qualifications.