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Media Studies A-Level at Windsor High School and Sixth Form

Course description

This four- unit specification in Media Studies integrates theoretical and practical approaches by requiring candidates to write about their coursework experiences in the synoptic examinations. It also insists upon the importance of a full understanding of the new media which dominate the contemporary landscape by ensuring that candidates use such media in their coursework and write about them in their examinations.

There is an insistence upon coverage of a broad range of media. The specification also ensures the placing of contemporary media in an historical context and an understanding of the key media concepts of language, representation, audiences and institutions. Through the coursework, candidates will have plenty of opportunities to show what they can do and to be creative.

Entry requirements

Students need to demonstrate evidence of a positive, self-motivated approach to learning and a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above in five different subject areas (including English and Maths).

Students must be at Grade 4 / 5 or above in at least one instrument.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Windsor High School and Sixth Form directly.

Last updated date: 16 June 2015

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