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Media Studies AS Level at Aylesbury College

Course description

The aim of the course is to enhance students’ enjoyment and appreciation of the media and its role in their daily lives and develop a critical understanding of the media through engagement with media products and concepts.

Course content

This course will equip students with the theoretical knowledge to analyse television drama and discuss institutional practices within the film industry. This knowledge underpins students’ practical work, which combines filming tasks with pre-production skills and a reflective evaluation.


Example modules G321: Coursework G322: Textual Analysis and Representation Institutions and Audiences


Entry requirements

5 A*-C grade GCSEs, including Maths and English, with a B grade in the subjects related to this A Level.


The course is split between an exam and coursework (50% each).

Future opportunities

After you have completed this course, you can then proceed onto A2 Media Studies.

There are a variety of careers to consider this include positions in Film/Media, Journalism, Teaching and Marketing/PR industries.

Further information

There will be 4 hours of classroom contact per week, plus independent learning.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 January 2016

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