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Media Studies

Course Overview
Course type

A level

Course length

A level: two years

Required qualifications

Five or more A*-C grades at GCSE, including English Language (grade 9-5).

On this course you will learn how Media affects the way we view the world. You will learn how to analyse various Media texts including film, television, print images, advertising and documentaries, how films and TV programmes are structured, how audiences are targeted and the way that different groups are represented in the Media.


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  • Arts Award
  • reative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • TV and Film

The course will focus on
  • how we understand the Media
  • Advertising
  • Print
  • Web
  • Radio
  • Film and TV
  • how people are portrayed in the Media
On the course you will
  • analyse a range of Media products from different genres
  • carry out analysis of audiences for Media texts
  • practical coursework unit
  • learn to use industry-standard Media software and  Media  technology

On this course you will learn how Media affects the way we view the world. You will learn how to analyse various Media texts including film, television, print images, advertising and documentaries, how films and TV programmes are structured, how audiences are targeted and the way that different groups are represented in the Media.


More courses like this:

  • Arts Award
  • reative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • TV and Film

Method of assessment

You will be assessed through examinations and practical coursework.

 

On this course you will learn how Media affects the way we view the world. You will learn how to analyse various Media texts including film, television, print images, advertising and documentaries, how films and TV programmes are structured, how audiences are targeted and the way that different groups are represented in the Media.


More courses like this:

  • Arts Award
  • reative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • TV and Film

What will I be able to progress to?

You will be able to progress to university to study a degree in Media, Cultural Studies, Film and TV, Advertising, Design or a wide range of other degree programmes related to Media Studies.

 

On this course you will learn how Media affects the way we view the world. You will learn how to analyse various Media texts including film, television, print images, advertising and documentaries, how films and TV programmes are structured, how audiences are targeted and the way that different groups are represented in the Media.


More courses like this:

  • Arts Award
  • reative Media Production and Technology
  • Film Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media Design
  • Journalism
  • Photography
  • TV and Film