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Media Studies A-Level at The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College

Course description

Why study Media?

We aim to build upon students’ experience of consuming media products to explore the relationship between media texts, audiences and the institutions that produce them, for example the BBC or Universal Films. Media Studies has a substantial academic content and draws upon a range of other disciplines, for example Business Studies, Psychology and English Language.

What do I study?

Media Language; Narrative; Representation; Audience; Genre; Institutions; Ideologies. Investigating Media, Creating Media.

Where next?

The subject is recommended for anyone wishing to pursue a career in the media or creative industries such as journalism, advertising or TV production. The course enables you to develop a range of transferable skills recognised and valued by higher education institutions and employers alike. Universities like its distinctive blend of academic and practical skills. Many students go on to study Media at a range of prestigious universities as well as related subjects such as Journalism, Film and English.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade A* - C including English Language and Maths; Grade B in English. Media Studies at GCSE NOT required.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Bromfords School and Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 11 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years