Media Studies AS/A2 at Islington Sixth Form Consortium (IC6)
If you have an enthusiasm for images, media text and digital technology you will find this course interesting. You will develop a critical understanding of media and its influential role in todays society and our daily lives examining how meanings and responses are created through the media.
The course offers you the opportunity to develop your own views and interpretations and to develop independent research skills and their application through practical work, exploring production processes and technologies and examining major contemporary media issues.
Unit 1: Investigating Media
Unit 2: Creating media
Unit 3: Media: Critical Perspectives
Unit 4: Media: Research and Production
6 GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and Mathematics and a Grade B in either English or a related subject.
50% examination, 50% coursework (practical production).
This course provides an excellent foundation for further study in Media in higher education and for a range of related areas in the arts and humanities.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Islington Sixth Form Consortium (IC6) directly.