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Media Studies A level at The Holy Cross School

Course description

A-Level Media Studies will enhance your enjoyment and appreciation of the media and their role in our daily lives. You will study how media texts are constructed and how audiences and users respond to and interpret them. You will also develop your knowledge and understanding of the relationship between media texts, their audiences and the industries which produce and distribute them.

A range of media texts will be covered on the course, including advertisements, DVD covers, CD covers, newspaper front pages, magazines, film extracts, television sequences, music videos, websites and computer game extracts. As part of your coursework you will also have an opportunity to create media products such as film extracts and magazine pages. 

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade 5 or above in English Language and English Literature

Assessment

Written exam (70%) and Production Coursework (30%)

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Cross School directly.

Last updated date: 11 October 2017

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