A Level Media

Arts, Media and Publishing

Arts, Media and Publishing
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Alternative Title Media
Code MS2A23S
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3


A Level Media Studies is a versatile and highly rewarding subject that explores how the media industry works. This course will enable you to deepen your understanding of the nature of both past and contemporary global media.


Media Forms include:
• Theoretical Framework 
• Media Audience 
• Media Industry 
• Media Language 
• Media Representation 

Texts cover for example: Beyoncé’s Formation, 1950’s TIDE advert, Zoella, the Daily Mirror and Black Panther.

How will it be delivered?

70% examination

30% coursework

Entry requirements

General entry criteria apply plus a GCSE English Language Grade 5 and a Grade 5 in a traditional written subject, for example GCSE History or Religious Studies.

Your next steps...

Journalist routes, for example sports journalists, freelance writer, marketing, TV and Radio Production, Public Relations are a few of the jobs that can follow on from studying Media. Past students have worked at the BBC, Media City and the O2 arena. Ravensbourne University has also been a popular university route for our learners.