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Media Studies at Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy

Course description

What the subject is about: The media is made up of television, radio, film, the press and other forms of communication closely with associated with the media such as advertising and the internet. The emphasis in this course is upon the development of independent critical thinking skills and has not been designed as a qualification into the media industries. Media Studies attempts to systematically and progressively develop communication competencies in relation to the Mass Media. Media Studies is increasingly valued and is becoming an important aspect of work in most institutions in an information society. This qualification should therefore be of value to candidates entering employment across a wide range of industries and professions and is recognised by all universities

Entry requirements

By Negotiation

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ormiston Shelfield Community Academy directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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    •  We are the only secondary school in the Black Country to hold FA Centre status.  Students who attend the Football Academy will combine guided learning hours in the Football Academy alongside their Sixth Form subjects.  There is also the opportunity for students to stay on in Year 14 to follow our Apprenticeship Programme or to take advantage of the links we have with football coaching camps in the USA or our links with the University of Worcester to access higher education.