How long is the course?
AS- 1 year A Level- 2 years
How will I be assessed?
AS- 50% practical coursework and 50% 2 hour written exam (worth 50% of A Level) A2- 25% practical coursework and 25% 2 hour written exam
What could I do after the course?
Careers within Media Studying Media at University
What will I be studying?
At AS, candidates investigate the media in order to understand and evaluate how meanings and responses are created. Unit 1 and Unit 2 provide an integrated and complementary introduction to the study of the media and the contemporary media landscape. The content of both units is underpinned by a set of key media concepts and media platforms eg:
Media Forms, Media Representations, Media Institutions and Media Audiences
Broadcasting, Digital/web-based media (e-media) and Print