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Media Studies AS/A2 Level at Alexandra Park School

Course description

A range of contemporary Media including Film, TV, Radio, Advertising, Print Media and the Internet

You will learn how the Media are produced and consumed and will apply the Key Concepts of Media Studies to specific texts.

 

Course content

The AS is a one year course consisting of two modules.

The full A level is gained by completing two more modules in the second year.

Entry requirements

GCSE Media Studies is not required to take this course at AS Level but it will be an advantage. For those without it there is an online learning module which can be done over the Summer. If taken, an A*-C in Media Studies is required. An A*-C in GCSE English is required.

 

Assessment

AS

Unit 1 -  Written exam

Unit 2 - Production Work

 

A2

Unit 3 - Written exam

Unit 4 - Produce an artefact and evaluate

Future opportunities

Media Studies A Level provides an excellent springboard to many Degree courses including Communication and Cultural Studies, Media Studies, Film Studies and Photography.

Media Students go on to work in: Film & TV, Radio, The Press, Web Design, PR, Advertising, Publishing and Event Management.

 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2016
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    • Alexandra Park School is a thriving and dynamic school which boasts excellent examination results and an outstanding curriculum experience in both the main school and the sixth form. The school is situated on a beautiful five-acre site adjacent to Durnsford Park within sight of Alexandra Palace. The school was opened in 1999 with the aim of creating a great comprehensive school at the heart of the community. We have become that great local school offering top-class education alongside a wealth of opportunities.