Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Digital Media

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This course gives you the opportunity to explore a wide range of creative skills within digital media production, through a series of practical projects and specialist workshops.

Contact: Claire Dunkerley Claire.Dunkerley@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

Course Information

The Introductory Diploma in Digital Media provides an opportunity to
experience digital media production in its widest form, including video and
audio production, online and social media marketing, and design. Alongside these
new practical, digital skills you will also develop your organisational,
communication and research skills in areas that specifically interest you. You
will work in new production studios with access to industry standard, practical
resources and software.

You will learn how to

  • Produce video

  • Produce Radio and audio podcasts

  • Edit Video & Audio

  • Produce online & social media marketing materials

  • Produce live studio based tv shows


Who is this course for?

Anyone interested in starting out their studies in media production and looking to unlock their creative potential.

Units / Modules

  • Creating a Storyboard 
  • Producing an Advert
  • Layout Design for a Digital Product
  • Shooting a Short Film
  • Making an Audio Recording
  • Editing and Sharing a Media Product

Benefits / Skills

The course focuses on a wide range of practical digital media skills:

  • Video Production
  • Audio & Radio Production
  • Video & Audio Editing
  • Web Design
  • Online & Social Media Marketing
  • TV Studio Production

Assessment Types

Continual vocational assessment

Entry Requirements

2 x GCSEs at Grade 2 or above.

Career Progression

This course provides the ideal platform for progression on to Level 2 programmes in Digital Media or Music.

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Course Details


1 year Full time

Study Type

Full time

Start Date


Course Code


Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


A brand new course for September 2021, this Introductory Diploma will give you an insight into the world of digital media through practical project work which will help you to develop your own creativity.

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Leeds City College
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