Media Studies A level at The Holy Cross School
A-Level Media Studies will enhance your enjoyment and appreciation of the media and their role in our daily lives. You will study how media texts are constructed and how audiences and users respond to and interpret them. You will also develop your knowledge and understanding of the relationship between media texts, their audiences and the industries which produce and distribute them.
A range of media texts will be covered on the course, including advertisements, DVD covers, CD covers, newspaper front pages, magazines, film extracts, television sequences, music videos, websites and computer game extracts. As part of your coursework you will also have an opportunity to create media products such as film extracts and magazine pages.
GCSE Grade 5 or above in English Language and English Literature
Written exam (70%) and Production Coursework (30%)
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Cross School directly.