Full Time AS Media Studies

In Windsor

Price on request
  • Typology

    A Level

  • Location

    Windsor

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

The course covers all aspects of media from an investigation and analysis of media products such as television programs, advertisements and newspapers to an understanding of how media institutions work. It also investigates debates about the effects of media on society. Practical coursework assignments allow you to demonstrate an understanding of the media by producing media products for.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Windsor (Berkshire)
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St Leonards Road, SL4 3AZ

Starts

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To take into account

You will need five GCSEs at Grade C or above (including English Language) or an equivalent vocational qualification. Mature students will be considered on the basis of relevant ability and experience.

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Course programme


Media - AS Media Studies - F8033
Subject Area : Creative Studies
Centre : Windsor Campus
Interview Required : Yes
Start Date: 07/09/2009
Day/Time TBC, 0900-1730
Introduction
If you are interested in the impact of media on society or want to explore modern media techniques then this course will be invaluable.

Description
The course covers all aspects of media from an investigation and analysis of media products such as television programs, advertisements and newspapers to an understanding of how media institutions work. It also investigates debates about the effects of media on society. Practical coursework assignments allow you to demonstrate an understanding of the media by producing media products for specific audiences. Assessment is through coursework and formal examinations held in June.

Duration
One year (AS) Two years (A level)

Method of Study
There will be a mix of classroom based work and project work. The analytical approach to gain understanding of media products will include a lot of research and discussion work.

Progression
Following successful completion of the AS, students may take the 2nd year and complete A level media studies. After which students often opt for higher education in related media degrees or HNDs, however students may consider a career in the media industry at this point.
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