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Media Studies AS/A level at Highbury Fields School

Course description

The Media Studies course is designed to encourage students to enhance their enjoyment and appreciation of the media and its role in their daily lives. At AS, students investigate the media in order to understand how meanings and responses are created. The modern media landscape and its changing contexts are studied in terms or products, platforms and technologies. At A2, students are encouraged to develop their understanding of the media and its influential role in today’s society, as well as debating major issues facing modern media.

Course content

AS Level

1. Investigating Media

2. Creating Media

A2 Level

1. Critical Perspectives

2. Media: Research and Production

Entry requirements

6 GCSE’s at grade C or above including Maths and minimum grade B in English, or a related subject.

Future opportunities

Media Studies provides a good foundation for further study of media-related courses. It is a great choice for people considering a career in the media.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Highbury Fields School directly.

Last updated date: 21 July 2016
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