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Media Studies at Thomas Knyvett College

Course description

The features of WJEC’s specification are: organised in terms of three study areas – media texts, their audiences and the organisations which produce and distribute them. This means that all topics studied are approached in the same way and students develop their knowledge and understanding as the course progresses, allows for students to develop research, planning and production skills through creative work at all stages in the course. This means that their learning is reinforced through exploring texts (textual analysis), research and planning work (preproduction) and production work (all internally assessed), Flexibililty in regards to the creative tasks and the project work which can be completed.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to prepare for advanced level courses such as an A/AS Level in Media Studies or you may need to strengthen your grades by completing a foundation or intermediate vocational qualification. With further training, you could go into a job related to the media such as a Journalist, Newspaper Editor or TV Producer. You could also go straight into employment and do further training or part time study with the support of your employer.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years