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Media Studies A-Level at The McAuley Catholic High School

Course description

This course gives you the opportunity to examine a vast and diverse industry, developing your understanding of key concepts relating to the media, its products and their creation and consumption. The subject covers a mix of theoretical analysis and practical work, with a broad choice of project briefs, giving you the chance to develop a range of technical skills and the flexibility to choose topics of interest.

Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of Grade C in English Language at GCSE.It is also vital that you have genuine enthusiasm and openness for all elements of the media and media technology.

Future opportunities

The subject offers excellent preparation for a range of Higher Education directions including: Media Production, Design, New/Interactive Media, Cultural studies, Communication studies, Journalism, Photography, English Language and Literature, Sociology and Psychology.

The Media industry presents excellent job prospects and beginning your studies prior to Higher Education offers you the opportunity to determine the direction you wish to take through this vastly diverse area.

Media Studies graduates are highly regarded in a wide range of industry sectors, including Production, Broadcasting, Marketing, Communications and PR.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The McAuley Catholic High School directly.

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

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