A-Level Media Studies
UK creative industries generate more than £100bn a year to the UK economy and employ more than 2m people. This course offers you the technical and creative grounding you'll need to become part of this expanding sector.
The course provides a balance between the practical and theoretical aspects of Media Studies, where you will read, analyse and discuss a range of close study media texts. You will develop your production skills, using Adobe Photoshop and Premier to create adverts, magazine layouts and journalism, music videos and television trailers set to a brief provided by the exam board.
During practical lessons you will take part in a range of workshops, discussion and research activities presenting and communicating your ideas. Theory classes will engage with the set close study texts and application of theories. This will involve analysis and discussion, answering past/specimen essay questions in preparation for the examinations.