The course is a combination of theory, analysis and practical application, giving you the opportunity to study a wide range of rich and stimulating media products including television, advertising, print and online media. Your investigation of these texts provides opportunities for detailed analysis of how the media communicate meanings in a variety of forms. You will apply a variety of theoretical approaches, along with a knowledge and understanding of media language in your investigation of how texts position audiences to respond in particular ways.
A Level Media Studies students can study Media, TV or Film at university as a practical degree, a theoretical degree or a combination of the two. This can lead to a range of professions in broadcasting, journalism, media production and marketing.
The Non-exam assessment (NEA)
The Big Issue (magazine)
Minecraft (video game)