Media Studies

The document linked below outlines how we have sequenced knowledge and skills in each academic year:


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Media Studies students typically aspire to careers in the media, cultural and creative industries. Areas of work include television and radio, film and video, digital media, computer games, journalism, writing and publishing, PR, marketing and media practice.

Employers include: communications agencies, the Civil Service, the education sector, local government, marketing organisations, media companies, the newspaper industry, PR consultancies, publishing companies, TV and radio companies.

Career Ideas: digital marketing, location manager, media buyer, media planner, researcher, public relations officer, runner, social media manager, TV/Film/Video producer, TV production coordinator, web content manager, advertising, arts administration, journalism, editorial assistant, events manager, film director, marketing executive, market researcher, photographer, UX designer, writer and more.

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Key Stage 5

Qualification: A Level Media Studies
Exam board: EDUQAS

Over a fortnightly timetable, A Level students receive:

  • 10 hours of guided learning.
  • 10 hours of homework.

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