Media students study a variety of media issues and debates in various media formats. Students are taught the technical codes and conventions that are needed when constructing a film, storyboards, script writing, textual analysis, audience reception theories, advertising, magazines, television industry, digital editing skills, new media technologies, digital marketing, gaming, web design, and investigating the power of the media.
Subjects that combine well with Media Studies are English, History, Psychology and Sociology. Career options include journalism, film-making, production work, television work, camera work, script-writing, sound engineering, lighting technician, advertising agencies, sports journalism and the costume design and make-up industries.
6 GCSEs A* – C including English Language.