This course is designed to encourage students to be inspired, moved and challenged by media issues by gaining an insight into a broad range of media. It also aims to prepare candidates to make informed decisions about further learning opportunities and career choices.
You will require an average overall GCSSE grade of 3, based on best eight entries with at least two grade 4s.
|Exploring the Media||
|Understanding Media Forms and Products||
Creating Media Products
Reading as much of and as varied as you can – and not only books look out for relevant articles in the press. The College library has an excellent collection of media/film books and magazines
Research for assignments - books, magazines, newspapers, Internet, etc.
We are housed in classrooms equipped with PCs with desktop publishing and radio editing software. In addition, there is a media workshop, equipped with high-quality digital cameras and editing facilities. There are typically around 300 students studying media or film courses. The pass rates are good and the majority of film and media students achieve a good grade. The teaching incorporates a variety of approaches designed to suit different abilities and learning styles and we endeavour to arrange visits, trips and speakers to enrich the learning experience.
Students on this course can progress to a wide range of AS, A level and BTEC courses offered at the College. The BTEC (Level 3) in Creative Media Production may be of particular interest.