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Media

Media studies is not always found in textbooks. You will take the principles you learn in class and apply them to the media you find around you.

Year 9, 10 and 11

Qualification GCSE in media
Course content/areas of study

Media studies examines the way you, as members of society, receive information. Learning will be interesting, challenging, creative and fun and will look at the following areas:

  • Radio moving image
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Print: web based media
  • DVD packaging
  • Music promotion
  • Children’s comics
Assessment

Examination: 40%

Controlled assignments (x3): 60%

Core or option Option
Number of option choices One 

Number of GCSEs/equivalent

One GCSE