Course title: AS/A Level Media Studies
Exam board detail: OCR
Type of qualification: A Level (to be studied in conjunction with two other A Level subjects)
Delivery hours per week: 6 hours (1.5-hour lessons)
Section 1: Subject Overview
A Level in Media Studies encourages students to study the media in an academic context and apply the knowledge and understanding gained to their own media productions. They develop critical thinking skills as they study the media in both global and historical contexts.
Section 2: Assessment Overview
Assessment methods include:
Frequent Topic Tests
External assessments (exams) will take place in the summer term – May/June.
Section 3: What do other students study alongside Media Studies at A Level?
Many students will opt to study Art, Craft and Design, English Literature, History, Sociology or Psychology depending on their long-term destination.
Section 4: What are the possible career opportunities after successful completion of this course?
A number of degree programmes leading into jobs, such as:
Programme researcher, broadcasting/film/video
Public relations officer
Social media manager
Web content manager.
Section 5: How can I find out more if I have a question?
Media Studies Teacher – firstname.lastname@example.org
Curriculum Operations Manager - email@example.com