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Media Studies at Hele's School

Course description

Course outline (syllabus, assessment and activities)

AS Level
Investigating Media:
Students study a variety of broadcast, print and electronic media texts (assessment: 2 hour written paper).

Creating Media:
Students plan and produce two pieces of linked coursework with a written evaluation.

A2 Level
Critical Perspectives:
Students study topic areas in representation and new media, applying contemporary critical debates and theory.

(assessment: 2 hour written paper).

Research and Production Coursework:
Students undertake written research into an agreed media text or theme and link this to an independent media production.

Entry requirements

At least 5 A*-C including English and Maths.

Grade B or above in English at GCSE Level. Please note that GCSE Media is NOT a requirement but candidates should also have a Grade B or above in either Media or English Literature.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hele's School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

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