Media Studies at The Sixth Form College Colchester
This course offers the opportunity to analyse a range of media texts through essays, discussion and reports. There will also be the chance to develop some production skills. An AS in Media Studies provides the opportunity to study a range of texts and could include film, news, magazines, radio, advertising, websites and video games. Production skills will be developed through the creation of a cousework piece such as an advertising campaign for a charity.
The course is assessed through one coursework unit and one written examination.
No previous study is expected but a grade C (or 4) in GCSE English or English Language is required. If taken, GCSE Media Studies Grade C or above is required.
The course cannot be taken with AS Film Studies in year 1.
No previous study is expected but a grade C in English or English Language is required. If taken GCSE Media Studies grade C is required. This course cannot be taken with Film Studies or Communication and Culture in year 1.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sixth Form College Colchester directly.