Media Studies BTEC National Level 3 at The Kingsway Academy
BTEC Media Studies is designed to allow media students to draw on their existing experience of the media and to develop their abilities to respond critically to the media. It enables students to explore a wide variety of forms of print media, including social networking and photography, drawing on the fundamental concepts informing the study of the media: texts, industry and audiences. The course also encourages creative work to enable students to gain a greater appreciation of the media through their own production work and to develop their own production skills.
Topics covered during course: Pre-production Skills for the Media Industries, Communication Skills for the Media Industries, Writing Copy, Digital Graphics for Print, Research Techniques, Page Layout and Design, Graphic Narrative Production
5 GCSE A-C including English and Maths. GCSE Media Studies grade C or above.
BTEC Certificate: 100% coursework, BTEC Subsidiary Diploma: 100% coursework
Further / Higher Education pathways: Many universities offer Media Studies degrees, from the vocational to the academic. Linked Careers: The course will open doors to career opportunities in the media that include marketing and sales, photography, web development, film, journalism, law, IT, advertising, TV and public relations.
The course combines practical production incorporating a vast array of digital technology and software with academic style essay writing and research.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Kingsway Academy directly.