A Level Media Studies is an interesting and engaging subject that allows you to delve deep into the world of mass media, exploring complex theories such as structuralism, feminism and postmodernism. You will develop a variety of transferable skills such as critical thinking and debating. Key topics include:


- Semiotics

- Narratology

- Representation

- Genre

- Postmodernism


Grade 5 in GCSE English Language or GCSE English Literature.

During this course, you will explore the many different forms of media we are subjected to and how it is influenced by the world around us. You will study texts and publications in different formats from a range of historical periods, and will gain valuable insight into the effects of the social, cultural, political and economic environments from any given era.


Our passionate and well-connected subject specialists will develop your core skills such as analysing texts, critical thinking, and the ability to engage with complex theories.

A Level Media Studies is a popular choice, and essential for those wishing to pursue a career in the competitive media industry. Students often opt to progress to specialist degrees in Television and Film Production, Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations.

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A Level Media Studies provides an excellent foundation for your future. There is a wide range of transferable skills and knowledge, making it highly valued by both employers and universities!