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Media Studies AS/A-Level at Highams Park School

Course description

The Media Studies AS/A2 course will enable you to develop your understanding and appreciation of a variety of different Media. At AS we will start by exploring the three areas of Publishing, Film and Television and Computer Media. We will look at a number of case studies including a unit on Disney. You will research and plan a practical production using technical and creative skills. You will evaluate this production. At A2 you will be introduced to a number of debates and theories relating to the Media. We will look at the representation of London in the build up to the Olympics. You will research an aspect of the Media in detail and produce a more fully realised Production piece linked to your research .

Future opportunities

Media Studies will complement a range of Higher Education courses and may be of value to those seeking employment in areas of the Media, Business, Advertising, Publishing and Film and Television. Media Studies links particularly well with Business Studies and also Arts/Creative subjects such as Film Studies, English Literature and Language, Art and Design and Theatre Studies. The context of the course means that it complements many other subjects including, for instance: History, Sociology and Psychology.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highams Park School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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