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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 five full GCSEs at grades 5–9 (C–A*), including English Language and Maths.
In addition, for A-level Geography you need a grade 5–9 in GCSE Geography or another humanities subject, as well as an awareness of global contemporary issues.
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.
Course information last updated: Tuesday 20th April 2021 @ 8.30am (22 hours ago)