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Media Studies A Level at Strode's College

Course description

The media is all round us and is changing every day. Many of us are not aware of the amount of media that we consume on a day-to-day basis or the power that it exerts over us. This course studies a range of media to analyse the ways in which it is constructed and how, as audiences, we are positioned by information we receive. NB: This course is mostly theoretical and there is a focus on analytical essay writing. There is some practical element within the coursework.

Course content

This is an ideal course to develop and further your understanding of your role and impact of the media on your daily life. Discover production processes and the impact new technology has on the media industry.

Entry requirements

General entry requirements for Level 3 Pathway plus a grade C in English Language in GCSE or equivalent.

 

Assessment

Proposed 70% externally assessed and 30% internally assessed.

Financial information

Henry’s Night and creating a College Video

Future opportunities

Our most successful students are those who have completed work experience during the course as well as created a detailed portfolio. Students often go on to work in Media/Film based environments. Many of our students have also gone on to study Film, Media or related subjects at university.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Strode's College directly.

Last updated date: 25 August 2016
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