Media Studies – A Level

A Level Media Studies. Sixth Form. Prior Pursglove College. North East

The media plays an increasingly powerful role in today’s society, revolutionising social interactions and exerting influence in every industry, from entertainment to international politics.

The new Linear A Level will involve the study of representation across a range of Media, for example, TV dramas such as Humans and music artists and performance with reference to artists such as Beyoncé, as well as examining news, radio, film and advertising. It also involves exploring the rapid changes in media technology and how the online age has affected media products such as print and social media.

Media Studies is a lively, varied and engaging course that develops skills in research, IT, analysis and critical thinking, besides being practical and providing the cutting edge in a wide variety of fields of learning. We use the industry standard software within custom-made suites.