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Media Studies AS/A2 at Bideford College

Course description

What is ‘Media Studies’?The mass media – film, television, advertising, magazines, newspapers, radio, the internet,video games and mobile phone technology – dominate all our lives. It is the most importantmeans by which information, ideas, aesthetic experiences and entertainment are transmitted tocitizens and consumers. That’s you and me. It is a vital force for social and cultural cohesion orexclusion, and central to contemporary discussion of politics, aesthetics, social identity andcultural rights. It makes us what we are. ‘Media Studies’ will show you how that happens, andopen your eyes to a world of manipulation, capitalism and control.

Entry requirements

5 A*-C grades at GCSE, to include a minimum grade B in English

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bideford College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014

Key information

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