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A-level Media Studies

Full-time A-level Media Studies Level 3 | GCE AS Level in Media Studies

Do you have an interest in how mass media affects most areas of society and contributes to our understanding of the world? If so, then this could be the course for you.

Year 1 of the course provides a solid and rigorous introduction to the key aspects of media study. All students ...

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September 2020Filton Campus3Apply Online

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16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

Do you have an interest in how mass media affects most areas of society and contributes to our understanding of the world? If so, then this could be the course for you.

Year 1 of the course provides a solid and rigorous introduction to the key aspects of media study. All students will have an opportunity to undertake practical media work as part of their programme. Year 2 of the course further investigates media research and production, as well as examining theoretical perspectives for understanding how the mass media operates.

What do I need to join?

To join the full-time A-level programme, you need at least 5 full GCSEs at grades 95 (A*C), including English Language and Maths.

How will I know how I am doing?

Tutors work closely with students to ensure they reach their full potential. The course is assessed by examination and coursework.

What can I do next?

The Media Studies A-level is a recognised qualification providing access to college and university study. It complements subjects such as English, film studies, law, psychology and sociology.

It is especially useful for careers in media and publishing.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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