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Media A-level at South Essex College

Course description

Year one:

  • textual analysis,  with a focus on representation in TV Drama (exam)
  • audiences and institutions, with a focus on the British Film Industry (exam)
  • print production (coursework)

Year two:

  • critical perspectives in media (exam)
  • reflective analysis of practical skills and work (exam)
  • print and video production (coursework)

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Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C or above including:

  • maths
  • English language


  • exams: 50%
  • coursework: 50%

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • higher education at university or college, including our BA (Hons) Television Production & Screen Media degree or BA (Hons) Journalism
  • find employment in the media industry including journalism, audio, TV, film, new media and advertising

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Essex College directly.

Last updated date: 12 February 2016
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