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A Level: Media Studies (Eduquas)

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 Media Studies
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview


A LEVEL Media Studies explores in depth study of media products in relation to five areas: 

• media language • media representation • media industries • media audiences media contexts  

You will study media products from all of the following media forms:  

• audio-visual forms (TV, film, radio, advertising and marketing, video games and music video)  

• online forms (social and participatory media, video games, music video, newspapers, magazines, advertising and marketing)  

• print forms (newspapers, magazines, advertising and marketing) 

As part of your coursework, you will produce two media products which could be anything from a music video and a website to a magazine cover and an online advertising campaign. 

 

 

Details

In year 13 you will research a media topic of your choice and write a detailed essay about htis area.  You will then produce a production piece related to this which can be done individually or in groups

How will it be delivered?

30% coursework, 70% exam.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and Literature and Grade C in Media Studies if taken.

Your next steps...

The course develops a range of skills which are an excellent foundation for further study at University or an FE College.  Students wishing to pursue a career in TV or film production, script writing, journalism, public relations, marketing and a wide range of other media careers will learn essential skills from this course

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