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Media Studies A Level at New College Telford

Course description

This course will suit you if you have a keen interest in the media, including TV, newspapers, magazines, films, internet, and new technologies. You should enjoy practical work and using technical equipment, as well as analysing how the media works and its influences on audiences.

Course content

You will enhance your enjoyment and appreciation of the media and its role in daily life, and develop a critical understanding of the media through engagement with media products and concepts, and through the creative application of production skills. You will explore production processes, technologies and other relevant contexts, become independent in research skills, and create your own production work. Areas of study include production processes, media representations and receptions, media investigation and production, and media text, industry and audience. Assessment is both coursework and exam based. This course is subject to government changes, so the specification will be developed and changed for September 2017.

Entry requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A* to C, including English Language.

Future opportunities

Students who have previously studied Media have gone on to degrees such as Multimedia, Media and Culture, Marketing and Media, Media and English.

Further information

This course combines well with any English AS Level, Film Studies, History, Music Technology and other creative arts or humanities courses. This course should not be taken alongside the BTEC Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma in Creative Media Production.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Telford directly.

Last updated date: 13 December 2016
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Chris Wain
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01952 641892
    • Email address:
    • admissions@nct.ac.uk

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