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Media Studies - A Level - 2 years at Longley Park Sixth Form College

Course description

This course allows you to find out what goes on behind the scenes of media production, as well as looking at the ways in which the media try to influence you.

Course content

You will investigate the ways in which the television, film, web and publishing industries work, learn to analyse media texts, and produce practical projects using media. You will have access to our state of the art specialist equipment to support practical work, including a suite of high-spec Apple iMacs and a MacBook Pros, green-screen, 3D screening, digital SLR cameras and professional video-editing software.


A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 4-9 (A*-C) including English + Maths


Examinations + coursework

Financial information

Everything you must have to undertake the course will be provided by college.  You may have to pay for extras such as trips/visits.

Future opportunities

The range of practical and analytical skills developed during the course make A Level Media Studies an excellent preparation for higher education courses in any area. If you want to specialise there are a wide range of higher education media courses available, leading to employment opportunities in public relations, journalism, advertising, radio, film, television and digital media.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 September 2018
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