Media Studies at Prospect School
'Media Studies gives you the opportunity not only to debate and discuss the media but also to learn how to construct media texts of your own. An interest in media and English, including current affairs, is essential. You will need to be able to work well independently and with others, and it is essential that you can manage your time effectively. You will be expected to write essays so you also need to be able to write fluently and accurately.
During the course students will cover the following units:
- Unit 1: Media Representations and Resposes
- Unit 2: Media Production Processes
- Unit 3: Media Investigation and Production
- Unit 4: Media: Text, Industry and Audience
- GCSE English Language at grade 5 or above
- Four other GCSE's at grade C or above
- A passion for different aspects of the Media (film, TV, magazines, radio newspapers, new media etc.)
- 50% Written examination
- 50% coursework
Media Studies will interest anyone who wants to learn more about the way the media impact on our lives, or who wants to go on to study the media in Higher Education or work in the media. The A Level is recognised as an entry qualification for a wide variety of degrees at University. Media increasingly dominates our lives, and an understanding of how the media operates can only help your future career.
How to apply
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