This course involves a good mixture of critical analysis and practical production, allowing you to explore creative industries, experiment with modern technologies and develop your analytical and cultural awareness, setting you up as a multi-skilled and savvy future media expert. You will develop a coherent understanding of media forms. You study in excellent facilities at a professional standard using the full Creative Suite on Apple Mac computers. There are residential trips available and the opportunity to work on live briefs within the Media Academy.
With extensive progression routes into the industry, this creative course will enable you to progress to the next step of your education or employment in the creative industries.
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You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 5 range, including English.
Assessment is split between two exams at the end of the second year which are very formulaic, as well as a practical piece of coursework.
A materials and studio fee is collected when you enrol and there are additional costs if you take part in residential trips. These can be purchased/paid for via the College online store when you enrol.
The wide use media and it’s transferability makes progression accessible. You will be able to pursue higher education opportunities in media across a range of sectors. You can also remain at the College and study our FdA Media Production at University Centre Somerset.
Media is full of opportunities across industries and can lead to a very satisfying career.
A Levels (Business, Media Studies & Sociology)