The media industry is hugely influential and incredibly powerful, impacting on almost every aspect of our lives. Studying Media Studies A Level will help you to understand, critique and evaluate the impact and effect of modern media through the detailed analysis and deconstruction of a wide range of different media texts and the examination of workings of popular culture. At the same time you will also create your own media products through an exciting practical element to the course which will stretch your creative and technical talents.
Entry requirements: Grade 5 in English Language.
Qualities and skills required: As well as having an enthusiasm for the subject, and the desire to develop your understanding of the industry, you will need to develop the practical skills that Media Studies demands: including technical proficiency to produce a professional media product, learning how to work to deadline, collaborate with other people, and appreciate the demands of market and audience.