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MEDIA at The Langley Academy

Course description

AS Level:

MEST 1: Investigating Media

Section A –

Four compulsory short answer questions on the key media concepts:

  1. Media Language
  2. Representation
  3. Audience
  4. Institution

Section B –

One long answer question on a cross-media study completed in class.

MEST 2: Creating Media

Two linked production pieces taken from two of the three media platforms studied in MEST 1 plus 1500 word evaluation.

A2 Level:

MEST 3: Critical Perspectives

Section A –

Three compulsory questions on unseen stimulus pieces.

Section B –

One essay from a choice of two topics: Representation or New/Digital Media

MEST 4: Media: Research and Production

Section 1 – A critical investigation of a media-related study of your choice

Section 2 – A linked production piece

Entry requirements

At least 5A* - C Grades including English & Maths

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Langley Academy directly.

Last updated date: 29 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years