Media Studies at West Derby School
At AS, candidates investigate the media in order to understand and evaluate how meanings and responses are created. The contemporary media landscape and its changing contexts are studied in terms of products, platforms and technologies:
* Unit 1: Investigating Media
* Unit 2: Creating Media.
At A2, candidates are encouraged to demonstrate, develop and formulate their understanding of the media and its influential role in today's society as well as debating major contemporary media issues:
* Unit 3: Critical Perspectives
* Unit 4: Media: Research and Production.
Students entering this course would normally be expected to have 5 ‘C’ grades at GCSE, including English Language C grade, or above.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Derby School directly.