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A Level Media Studies at Swakeleys School for Girls

Course description

This exciting course offers the opportunity to study a range of areas within the media. It is an extremely contemporary subject and allows students to combine practical production elements with the theoretical study of a wide range of media topics. The nature of this course provides an opportunity for individual interpretation of current media within the assessment parameters, thus permitting a dynamic and accessible course of study covering this rapidly growing subject area.

Course content

Unit 1 – Foundation Portfolio in Media – opening titles of a film

Unit 2 – Key Media concepts - TV Drama and Music Industry

Unit 3 –Advanced Porfolio in Media Popular music video

Unit 4 – Critical Perspectives Collective identity in British Cinema

Entry requirements

Students with an interest in the media and innovative ideas will succeed on this course. An A*-C grade English GCSE is essential.

Future opportunities

A good route to careers in any type of media, including journalism and television. Any career or course requiring communication skills would value this qualification. This AS or A2 could lead you on to study Media or Communication at degree level.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Swakeleys School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 04 June 2015

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