Qualification:

A Level

Entry requirements:    

Five GCSE Grade 4s including Maths & English Language.

What is it?    

The course looks at the media's role in people's lives, researching and evaluating topics, methods and reasons for productions before using this knowledge to work on your own creations.

Why choose this subject at BSFC?    

Media students enjoy trips to major TV studios such as the BBC and ITV in both London and in Media City, Salford, to gain insight and understanding of what happens behind the scenes in some of our most popular and long-standing broadcasts.

What will I study?    

Components include investigating the media, investigating media forms & products, and media production across the two years, with both theoretical and practical work playing a part in the course.

How will I be assessed?    

70% exams at the end of Year 2; 30% coursework.        

How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?    

Most, if not all industries, rely upon some sort of media to support their business interests, from social media to websites, publications and newsletters to logos. This course gives you a great grounding in media and will open you up to become an independent researcher and thinker.

Exam Board:

Eduqas

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