Media Studies- GCE AS / A2 at Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School
The course runs over two years, the first year also serving as a stand alone qualification. Over the two years students will complete six modules.
At least 5 GCSE passes at grades A* to C. All students should have gained a C grade in English Language.
Unit 1 (MEST 1) Written Exam
Investigating the Media
Unit 2 (MEST 2) Course work
Creating the Media
Unit 3 (MEST 3) Written Exam
Media : Critical Perspective
Unit 4 (MEST 4) Coursework
Media: Reasearch & Production
You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as English, to prepare for higher education in Media-related courses, related courses in the Arts or Humanities, or more general higher education courses. With Further training, you could go into a job related to media such as a Journalist, News Reporter, TV Producer, Public Relations Officer The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the media and Communication sectors.
To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School directly.