You’ll need to meet the entry criteria for your chosen pathway.
Your topics include:
An enriching experience
Studying A Level Media Studies at HNC is an enriching experience. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and interests, broadening your horizons and building your cultural capital. These experiences are integral to life at HNC and will help you to stand
out from the crowd. Some of the experiences our A Level Media Studies students enjoy include:
• Visiting TV and Media sets to build work related skills. Media Studies students recently visited the Emmerdale set for a behind the scenes tour
• Participating in inspirational and valuable guest workshops with local industry leaders and university lecturers
• Taking part in lunchtime enrichment opportunities such as creative writing short courses, taking a closer look at the West Yorkshire based and BAFTA award winning Happy
Valley, and writing for the College magazine
• Taking part in residential trips and visits such as the annual trip to the Harry Potter Studios in London and attending a West End show – this year it was Hamilton!
We are proud of the unique experiences that are available to our students both inside and outside of the classroom. These will support you to develop the required skills you’ll need to achieve the life-changing qualifications that will lead you to your dream career. Our subject specialists are not only experts within their fields who will stretch and challenge you to build on key academic and employability skills; they’ll also work with you to instil a passion for your studies, helping you to develop a life-long love of learning.
In A Level Media Studies you’ll also use the knowledge you’ve built in the classroom to create your own magazine and website, building key employability skills. Our industry links and high value guest speakers provide plenty of opportunity to network and build connections to support your progression.
How will you be assessed?
Assessment is via examination and coursework.
An A Level in Media Studies can support progression to some unique and exciting destinations. This qualification is valued highly for how it develops skills including critical thinking, cultural awareness and communication.
Popular routes for students who have undertaken A Level Media Studies include Media, TV or Film at university. Students often have an interest in professions including media, PR, film and journalism. However, an awareness of how the media works also has a natural link to careers such as law and social work – there are few careers where the skills and knowledge you’ll develop from this course are not an asset.
A Level Media Studies students have recently progressed to university to study subjects such as:
• Business Studies