Creative iMedia

KS4

GCSE in Citizenship Studies introduces students to key citizenship issues and helps you develop a practical understanding of what it means to be a citizen today. You will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to think critically and play a positive role in public life.

You will be required to study a variety of issues that together creates a qualification that is both broad and coherent and will cover the following issues:

 

  • Democracy and government

  • Democracy, elections and voting in the UK

  • National, local, regional and devolved government

  • British Constitution

  • The role of the media and free press

  • Politics beyond the UK

  • Citizenship participation in democracy and society

  • Citizen participation in democracy and society

  • Rights, the law and the legal system in England and Wales

  • Rights and responsibilities

  • The law

  • The legal system (England and Wales)

  • The UK and its relations with the wider world

  • The UK and its relations with the wider world

  • Identities and diversity in UK society

  • The economy, finance and money

  • The economy, finance and money

Unit R081: Pre-production skills - Examination (25%)

Mandatory examined unit. You will learn pre-production skills used in the creative and digital media sector. It will develop your understanding of the client brief, time frames, deadlines and preparation techniques that form part of the planning and creation process.

  • LO 1: Understand the purpose and content of pre-production

  • LO 2: Be able to plan pre-production

  • LO 3: Be able to produce pre-production documents

  • LO 4: Be able to review pre-production documents

Unit R082: Creating digital graphics - Controlled Assessment (25%)

This builds on the previous unit and is a mandatory unit. You will understand the basics of digital graphics editing for the creative and digital media sector. You will learn where and why digital graphics are used and what techniques are involved in their creation. This unit will develop your understanding of the client brief, time frames, deadlines and preparation techniques as part of the planning and creation process.

  • LO 1: Understand the purpose and properties of digital graphics

  • LO 2: Be able to plan the creation of a digital graphic

  • LO 3: Be able to create a digital graphic

  • LO 4: Be able to review a digital graphic

Unit R085: Creating a multipage website - Examinsation (25%)

In this unit, you will understand the basics of creating multipage websites. It will enable you to demonstrate your creativity by combining components to create a functional, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing website. It will allow you to interpret a client brief and to use planning and preparation techniques when developing a multipage website.

Unit R087: Creating interactive multimedia products - Examination (25%)

In this unit, you will understand the basics of interactive multimedia products for the creative and digital media sector. You will learn where and why interactive multimedia is used and what features are needed for a given purpose. It will enable you to interpret a client brief, and to use time frames, deadlines and preparation techniques as part of the planning and creation process when creating an interactive multimedia product.

Students are NOT permitted to study both Cambridge National Certificate in iMedia and GCSE Computer Science.

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