Media Studies A Level at Haverstock School
Exam unit – TV drama /audience and institutions. You will learn the language of moving image analysis and are required to analyse an extract from a TV drama. You will also prepare to answer a question on the film industry or the music industry.
Coursework – Students are involved in the preproduction, production and post production of a film opening.
Coursework – You will produce a marketing campaign for a devised film to include a teaser trailer, a film poster and the front cover of a film magazine. All content including soundtrack, photos, branding must be original.
Exam – You will answer questions on your own productions at A/S and A2 and choose one question on topics such as post modernism, media in the online age, global media, media and identity (examples).
6+ GCSEs A*–C including English and maths.
For your undergraduate degree you may decide to study theoretical media in combination with another subject e.g. media and anthropology; there are also a range of more practically focused degree courses in digital arts, games design, journalism that may appeal to you. A good grade in media will help you get on to a range of arts/humanities based undergraduate degree courses. Media is a practically demanding subject and you will develop your creativity, independence and ability to work as a team, these are skills which are highly desirable to employers.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haverstock School directly.