A-level Media Studies will enable you to develop the analytical skills required for making sense of the key role the Mass Media makes in modern society. Learners study a range of media forms in terms of a theoretical framework which consists of media language, representation, media industries and audiences. Learners will also consider established media forms alongside more contemporary forms, developing an awareness of emerging and evolving media.
A minimum of 5 GCSEs (two grade 6 and three grade 4).
GCSE English at grade 4.
Students do not need to have studied GCSE Media Studies, but for those who have a grade 4 is required.
• Media Products
• Media Forms
• Products in Depth
• Cross Media Production
2 written exams: 2 hours 15 and 2 hours 30
70% of A-level
An individual cross-media production based on two forms in response to a choice of briefs set by exam board. This will incorporate digital technologies such as photography and photo manipulation and non-linear film editing software.
30% of A-level
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