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Media Studies (AS) at Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School

Course description

AS and A2 units and content: All aspects of the media are studied. Students learn about the construction, content and meaning of the following key areas: Film, broadcast fiction, newspapers, magazines, websites, advertising and other new media.

Entry requirements

A grade B or above in GCSE English is required.

Future opportunities

Any career which requires skills of analysis, perception, critical judgement and social awareness will benefit from A level Media Studies.You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses such as English or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Media Studies, which could lead onto higher education to study Media, related courses within the Arts an 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 You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the media and Communication sectors.

Further information

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 Cheslyn Hay Sport & Community High School directly.

Last updated date: 07 July 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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