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Media Studies BTEC Level 3 at Stockton Sixth Form College

Course description

Why study Media Studies?

  • I want to understand the media and its products
  • I want to develop a critical awareness of the society I live in. 

Course content

  • Analysing different media forms and understanding how they operate
  • Using advanced video production facilities, digital camcorders and ‘non-linear’ digital editing facilities to produce a film trailer and a popular music video
  • Looking at a wide range of media products drawn from the main media forms and institutions, for example:  TV, Film, Radio, Newspapers and magazines, Popular music, Advertising, Internet
  • Visits to London to view the BBC Television Centre and the British Board of Film Classification and to the National Museum of Film and Photography in Bradford.

Entry requirements

Stockton Sixth Form College prides itself on having options for students of different abilities, and would advise any prospective student interested in applying, whatever their predicted grades, to get in touch so that a suitable programme of study can be discussed.

The college has a flexible timetable whereby almost all combinations of subjects are possible. Students will be advised of any non-compatible subject choices, if appropriate, at enrolment.


By continuous assessment. 

Future opportunities

Progression n Higher education

Any career where analytical skills and creativity are valued.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stockton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 20 December 2016
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