Course overview

Media Studies provides an exciting range of modules that ask critical questions about the media industry and offers the opportunity to develop a wide range of essential, transferable abilities. You will learn to undertake detailed research, plan, produce and present work, building skills in digital technologies while developing and demonstrating their creativity.A level Media

Looking at a variety of media forms from film to print to the internet, you will engage in discussions, debates, case studies, personal research and practical projects building on skills that can be applied to a vast array of professions, including film/TV director, editor, camera operator, researcher, journalist, teacher, historian, animator and many more.

You will develop transferable skills like team-working; verbal communication skills; showing initiative; adapting to different social situations; gathering, processing and analysing data, essay writing and presentation techniques, production skills such as editing, lighting, sound and camera skills.

Will this subject suit me?

You will enjoy this course if you are a creative and curious student interested in developing your knowledge of the media, learning about how the industry works and how media texts are made.

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