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.
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 do I need to join?
To join the full-time A-level programme, you need at least 5 full GCSEs at grades 9–5 (A*–C), including English Language and Maths.
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.
Course information last updated: Friday 10th July 2020 @ 8.41am (17 hours ago)