A Level (Level 3)

Media Studies

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THIS FASCINATING COURSE WILL ENCOURAGE YOU TO QUESTION WHAT YOU SEE, READ, AND HEAR, AND WILL HELP YOU ACQUIRE AN UNDERSTANDING OF HOW THE MEDIA WORKS.

You will have the opportunity to analyse a range of media forms (including television, music and video games) and engage in key critical debates. You will also develop your own practical media skills by producing and editing your own media content.

Topics Include:

  • Investigating the media
  • Investigating media forms and products
  • Media production
  • Deconstruction of media texts
  • Media debates and audience responses
  • Media products, industries and audiences
  • Media forms and products in depth
  • Cross-media production
  • Independent and international media products

Career Options:

Journalist, film director, film editor, cameraman, marketing professional.

University Options:

Media, Communication and Culture, Creative Writing, Communications, Marketing, Media Production, Journalism.

Course Requirements

At least five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English Language.

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