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Media Studies AS/A Level at Bury College

Course description

This course covers a combination of textual analysis, institution and industry case studies and practical production work. You will examine key texts from within different media (e.g. film, television, advertising, magazines) and discuss how they are constructed, what purpose they serve and their impact on audiences. There will also be occasional trips and guest speakers.

Entry requirements

To take four or more AS subjects in your first year and carry through to at least three full A Levels in year two, you need six GCSEs at grades A*-C, including two subjects at grade B and grade C or above in English.

Financial information

For fee enquiries please call 0161 280 8339.

Further information

To find more information please call our Advice and Guidance team on 0161 280 8280.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 01 February 2018
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    • Bury College has invested over £40 million in recent years developing its town centre campus.  The campus now includes:

      • The Millennium Centre - a dedicated sixth form centre with Science laboratories, IT and Media suites, learning resource centre, canteen and recording studios.
      • The Woodbury Centre - houses a new library, industry standard art sudios, new outdoor space, hair, beauty and holistic salons, restaurant and bistro and specialist facilities to support students with learning differences and/or disabilities.
      • Beacon Centre - has a theatre, dance and rehearsal studios, digital language laboratories.
      • Prospects Centre - houses specialist laboratories, workshops and IT suites.
      • Innovation Centre - fully equipped workshop, IT suites and computer aided design studios.
      • Construction Skills Centre - purpose built for construction courses.
      • Enterprise Centre - Specialist IT facilities and classrooms.
      • PlayFootball Centre - six 5-a-side and two 7-a-side pitches.