Advanced Learner Loan applicable
You will need a minimum of: 5 GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 including English and maths plus any subject specific entry requirements.
During this two-year course you will able to further develop your analytical skills and practical skills in production.
Using your knowledge of TV, film, print and digital as a starting point, you will be able to grow your knowledge to help you produce original pieces of work, while exploring the channels of mass communication in more depth.
Whether you are analytical or creative, media studies provides opportunities for you to develop your creativity and learn new practical skills in the production of your own media texts, whilst engaging with something that truly interests you.
You will be able to analyse how the media represents different groups, while also have the opportunity to focus on specific areas of the media that interests you through research projects that combine theory and practical production.
During the first year of the course you will cover topics including:
In the second year you will:
Your progress will constantly be monitored through one-to-one feedback, evaluating your essay writing skills and class contribution to discussions and activities.
After you have completed the course you may progress into further study of media at university.
There are a number of career opportunities available to you after studying this qualification, for instance you may move into marketing, become a broadcaster, film or video runner, go into producing, or become a multimedia specialist.
There are opportunities to participate in trips and visits to extend your learning, but these may incur additional costs.
|Study Year||Year 1|
|Course name||A Level Media Studies Y1|
|Duration||36 week (s)|