Media Studies is suitable for students who have a keen interest in films, television, news, gaming, music videos, advertising, radio and online participatory media.
As a media student you will need to apply your critical thinking skills and use theoretical approaches to analyse various media texts: you need to be good at writing essays and be able to demonstrate a creative flair for production work. The course demands student to be well organised, self-motivated and independent learners, so study time must be used to further learning and complete work.
General entry requirements including at least 4 GCES's including English Language or Literature at grade 4 (or equivalent). All students will be expected to to resit GCSE Maths and/or English Language if they have not achieved at least a grade 4.