Media Studies


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GCE A Level

Specific requirements

C (4) grade or above in English Language or English Literature.

Entry requirements on ‘SSFC Course Information, Advice & Guidance’ document also apply.

What will I study?

In Media Studies we research and analyse a range of texts from television, cinema, and video games, the Press and Broadcast news.

We learn specialist terminology to investigate who is constructing the text, how it is constructed and for what audience.

Where does it lead?

Many students progress to Media Studies or related courses at Higher Education. There is a wide range of theory and practical courses in this growth area. 

The Creative Media and Entertainment sector is one of the highest growth sectors across the UK’ - Sector Skills Assessment 2012: Creative Media and Entertainment