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On Tuesday 29 March, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, set out the next steps for living with COVID-19 in England from Friday 1 April.

Updated guidance advises:

  • Adults with the symptoms of a respiratory infection, and who have a high temperature or feel unwell, should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people until they feel well enough to resume normal activities and no longer have a high temperature.
  • Children and young people who are unwell and have a high temperature should stay at home and avoid contact with other people. They can return to college when they no longer have a high temperature, and are well enough to attend.
  • Adults with a positive COVID-19 test result should try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people for 5 days, which is when they are most infectious. For children and young people aged 18 and under, the advice is 3 days.

For education and childcare settings from Friday 1 April:

  • Regular asymptomatic testing is no longer recommended in any education or childcare setting, including in SEND, alternative provision and children’s social care settings. Therefore, we will no longer be able to order test kits .

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A-Level Media Studies Level 3 | GCE AS Level in Media Studies

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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 A level 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 five full GCSEs at grades 59 (CA*), including English Language and Maths.

In addition, for A-level Media you need a grade 59 in GCSE Media.

How will I learn?

This A Level course is based at our Filton campus, located in South Gloucestershire which is easily accessible from the city of Bristol by train (Bristol Parkway / Bristol Abbey Wood) and bus.

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What can I do next?

A-Level Media Studies is a recognised qualification that provides 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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