Media

Media is one of the most rapidly changing aspects of our world – the power and effect of it is all around us.

On this course you will study the industry and learn how to create and produce your own media texts.

Although the theoretical framework will remain constant, the contexts and media products will be constantly evolving to reflect current trends, making this a dynamic and highly engaging media course.

What will I study?

Media One Section A: Media Language and Media Representations

  • Advertising and marketing
  • Music video

Media One Section B: Media Industries and Media Audiences

  • Radio
  • Newspapers
  • Film (industries only)

Media Two

  • Television
  • Magazines
  • Online, social and participatory media / video games

How will I be assessed?

  • You will be assessed through a non-exam assessment
  • You will create a cross-media product in response to a given brief

Further Education and Careers in Media

What can I study with a Media qualification?

Courses you could study at university include:
  • English Literature and Language
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Media Studies
  • Photography and Film

What career could I have with a Media qualification?

Careers which require a Media qualification include:
  • Digital Marketer
  • Media Buyer
  • Media Planner
  • Media Researcher
  • Music Producer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Runner
  • Social Media Manager
  • Television / Film / Video Producer
  • Web Content Manager

Remote Learning

When the school has to close during term time or when we have students who have ‘enforced absences’ (for example who are shielding or self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic), we provide work to ensure that learning continues. 

While at home you will be set work in line with your normal timetable in school.

Please check the Google Classroom for your class and access learning materials and complete any work that has been posted there. If there is no specific work for you there, then you should access the work linked below during your lessons, while at home.

Term 1a

Year 12 & 13

Thinking of studying Media in September 2021?

Take a look at this bridging work in preparation for your course.

Click on the links below:
Media Magazine Collection