Media Studies at A Level is a dynamic and interesting subject that will allow students to widen their understanding of what the media is and how it impacts on their lives. It will also develop the use of critical and reflective thinking skills and personal and interpersonal skills, which will serve them well both in High Education and in the work place. There is also the opportunity to get first hand experience of producing media texts and learn essential ICT skills.
At a glance: Media Studies A Level
Specific Entry Requirements: Grade 6 in Media Studies. If you have not studies Media at GCSE you will be required to present a portfolio of work and have a departmental interview.
Teacher to contact: Ms Naamah Hill
Is this the course for you? Are you interested in: Film? TV? Print Media? Video games? Online content.
Progression: The course provides an excellent introduction for further study of media and communications at higher level. Career pathways are varied and may include journalism, film, television, radio, new media, advertising, public relations and teaching.
Teaching Methods: Whole class teaching, group work, practical media production work as individuals or in small groups, plenty of independent study and research.
Exam Board: Edugas