A-Level Media Studies (WJEC Eduqas)
A Level Media Studies provides you with the tools to explore, understand and analyse a range of media texts and forms. We will teach you how to read media texts so that you can investigate established and evolving forms of media. You will assess the changing mediascape and the impact on relationships between audience and producers and how the media helps shape our ideas about contemporary culture and society.
You will engage with a range of concepts, theories, contexts and critical debates in an exciting, dynamic and increasingly relevant course
The course also offers you the chance to explore your creativity with the possibility of creating print, online and audio visual products in both year 1 and 2. You will create sophisticated texts and reflect
Careers in the subject
A level media studies can prepare you for a range of careers including marketing, public relations, journalism and a range of industry related degrees and apprenticeships.
1st year assessment
Component 1: Investigating the Media – Written exam
Component 2: Investigating Media Forms and Products – Written exam
Component 3: Media Production – Coursework
2nd year assessment
Component 1: Media Products, Industries and Audiences – Written examComponent 2: Media Forms and Products in Depth – Written exam
Component 3: Cross-Media Production – Coursework
Zelda McKay and Simon Tracey are experienced teachers in the creative A levels