Ever wondered about how your favourite media text goes from an idea to being a fully formed product? If so, this course might be for you.
A level Media Studies is an excellent starting point if you want to learn about a vibrant industry that is one of the largest and most exciting employers in the country. A selection of carefully chosen case studies from Film, TV, Games, the internet and marketing will illustrate different ideologies and influences in the media industry, developing your skills in understanding and writing about media texts. It will open up a new world of knowledge for you about how media texts are planned, financed, produced and advertised and ultimately reach their target audience. You'll even get to create your own Media productions using our state of the art technology that includes a brand new TV studio for 2021/22.
A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.
Component 1 - Exam (Case Studies) 35%
Component 2 - Exam (Case Studies) 35%
Component 3 - Practical Coursework Production 30%