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Media Studies AS Level at Harrow College

Course description

Students who are interested in studying the media industry, analysing and producing media products.

Course content

For the exam, students will learn how to analyse television drama in relation to representation issues, and develop a case study related to a particular media industry (eg film or music). You will also produce a continuity exercise and a thriller film opening title sequence for your coursework unit alongside a blog.

Through a series of mini-lectures and practical exercises, working individually and in teams.

Entry requirements

6 GCSE grades A* - C in National Curriculum Subjects, including English & Maths and including at least 2 grades at A/B. Screening test showing Level 2 Literacy and Numeracy.


Through a series of essays, tests and production portfolio. (50% exam and 50% coursework).

Financial information

Please see our information on fees and bursaries on the Young Learners (16+) pages of the website. Any fees paid for full time programmes are non refundable. Please contact Admissions if you would like further information or advice.

Future opportunities

A2 Media, practical or theoretical media studies courses at university and careers which may include film, television, advertising or new media industries.

Further information

Equipment or materials:

At home, it will help if you have access to a TV,DVD recorder and the internet.

Additional costs:

OCR text book (£15 - £20) is optional (available for loan in College Learning Centre).

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Harrow College directly.

Last updated date: 10 March 2016
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