A2 Media Studies
Mode of study:
Hours per week:
Days of the week:
Mon - Fri
You will study topics which build upon your AS studies to broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of Media Forms and Conventions, Media Institutions, Media Audiences and Media Representations.
What Will I Learn
On this course you will extend your learning from the AS course to facilitate students' progression and an opportunity to develop their practical filmmaking skills. In addition, you are able to experiment with forms of print media in their coursework. You will also gain a theoretical understanding of media texts, particularly in relation to a postmodern approach.
- G324: Coursework
- G325: Theoretical Evaluation of Production
- Contemporary Media Issues
How Will I Be Assessed?
The course is split between exam and coursework (50% each).
You will have 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English Language, as well AS Film Studies.
There will be 4 hours of classroom contact per week, plus independent learning.
You can progress onto Higher Education courses in Film/Media etc.
There are a variety of careers to consider. These include positions in Film/Media, Journalism, Teaching and Marketing/PR industries.
Costs & Funding
Find out more about costs and pricing on the latest course prices table.