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Media Studies- GCE AS / A2 at Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School

Course description

The course runs over two years, the first year also serving as a stand alone qualification. Over the two years students will complete six modules.

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSE passes at grades A* to C. All students should have gained a C  grade in English Language.


AS Level

Unit 1 (MEST 1) Written Exam

Investigating the Media

Unit 2 (MEST 2) Course work

Creating the Media

A2 Level

Unit 3 (MEST 3) Written Exam

Media : Critical Perspective

Unit 4 (MEST 4) Coursework

Media: Reasearch & Production



Future opportunities

You could take this course with other advanced level courses such as English, to prepare for higher education in Media-related courses, related courses in the Arts or Humanities, or more general higher education courses. With Further training, you could go into a job related to media such as a Journalist, News Reporter, TV Producer, Public Relations Officer The course also helps you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for, especially in the media and Communication sectors.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Virgo Fidelis Convent Senior School
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 02086559089