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Media Studies at Colonel Frank Seeley School

Course description

AS Units Unit 1: Investigating the Media Section A-4 compulsory questions based on a text released on the day. The text could be moving image, audio or in print form. Section B-essay based on a cross media study from a range of topics which include Broadcast or film fiction, Lifestyle, News and Sport. Unit 2: Creating Media (coursework) Production of 2 pieces of linked practical coursework out of a choice of 3 briefs.

A2 Units Unit 3: Section A-comparison of 2 unseen media texts, answer 3 compulsory short questions. Section B-Essay from a choice of 4, drawing upon a case study. Case Studies – Representation in the media, The impact of new/digital media. Unit 4: (coursework) Produce a critical investigation of a theme or text, produce a linked media production which reflects this research.

Entry requirements

Students wishing to study this course will be expected to achieve a Grade B in GCSE Media Studies or alternatively, a Grade C in English Language or English Literature.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colonel Frank Seeley School directly.

Last updated date: 28 May 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years