Media Studies

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 603/1149/6
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

The course for A-Level is a popular one and it is not a requirement that students have studied Media Studies previously, however a good pass in English is a prerequisite for the course. Media Studies at A level is based around the theoretical framework of media language, representation, media industries and audiences. These concepts underpin all of the analytical work that students undertake with various media texts ranging from television, magazines, music video, advertising, radio, websites, newspapers and video games. Media Studies is a diverse subject that provides students with a good knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of topics and areas so is suitable for many careers.

See the website for further details:

https://www.cornwallisacademy.com/curriculum/media-studies/


Details

The course for A-Level is a popular one and it is not a requirement that students have studied Media Studies previously, however a good pass in English is a prerequisite for the course. Media Studies at A level is based around the theoretical framework of media language, representation, media industries and audiences. These concepts underpin all of the analytical work that students undertake with various media texts ranging from television, magazines, music video, advertising, radio, websites, newspapers and video games. Media Studies is a diverse subject that provides students with a good knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of topics and areas so is suitable for many careers.

See the website for further details:

https://www.cornwallisacademy.com/curriculum/media-studies/


How will it be delivered?

.Terminal examinations (70%)

Non-examined assessment (30%)


Entry requirements

Minimum 5 grade in GCSE Media Studies or minimum  grade 5 in GCSE English 

Your next steps...

Media Studies is a very flexible subject that provides students with a good knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of topics and areas of everyday life. Primarily, the course provides students with a good grounding to work within various areas of the media industry. Looking further afield, careers in areas like PR are possible after studying Media Studies as the course provides a good insight into how the media industry works and how it can be used to impact upon audience responses and representations of individuals.

For further information on career opportunities related to Media Studies, we recommend visiting https://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers-advice/what-can-i-do-with-my-degree/media-studies