Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms C. Mead

This course is a mix of practical activities and theory learning. Students will explore a film genre, and plan and create their own original film. Students will learn how to film and edit using a professional editing programme. They will learn about the impact of the media on society and how the media influences us. There are opportunities to explore your interests in media creation and interpretation.

Media Studies leads into Level 3 study and is on the approved subject list for universities.

Internal assessment 13 credits.
External assessment 4 credits.

Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement in Level 1 English Standard AS90850 (Show understanding of visual text). Students need to have an interest in film and in using technology.