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Media Studies AS/A Level at Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College

Course description

This course aims to enhance enjoyment and appreciation of the media and its role in daily life, develop critical understanding of the media through engagement with media products, explore production processes technologies and contexts.

Course content

This course is made up of two mandatory units at AS : Foundation Portfolio in Media; Key Media Concepts (TV Drama) or Key Media Concepts (Radio Drama). Then two further units at A2: Advanced Portfolio in Media; Critical Perspectives in Media.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C grades


Assessment is by coursework and examination

Financial information

In most cases the course is free of charge. A fee may charged for re-sits or the general public. Students may be eligible for a weekly Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), paid during term time, depending onyour household income. For further information please visit

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Perryfields High School Specialist Maths and Computing College directly.

Last updated date: 02 July 2015
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