A Level in Media Studies – September 2025

Funding information: Free For Eligible 16-18 year olds and First Full L3 for 19-23 year olds. Adult Learner Loans available, course costs apply.
Duration: 2 Years
Attendance: Full-time subject

Course Overview

The media indusry literally surrounds us; we interact with it every single day or our lives. From film and TV to advertising and news, media covers a number of topics and comes in a variety of media products. During this course you will learn how to view, evaluate and analyse a variety of media products including film, TV, advertising, news and print.

Course Content

Modules include: Media language, Advertising and marketing, Media representation, Radio, newspapers and film, Media audiences

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including maths and English and at least one grade 6 in a written subject.

Assessment Methods

  • Coursework
  • written exam


Upon successful completion of this course, you can choose to progress to further study at university or enter employment.