Media Studies at GCSE and A level designed to widen the intellectual horizons of the learner through the analysis of a wide range of media forms and contexts. It will enable students to develop a wider understanding and appreciation of the media in both an historical and contemporary context.
Learners will explore how media products follow generic conventions, use media language, represent events, issues, places, individuals and social groups, address audiences and reflect their industrial context.
Learners will explore a range of media forms to exemplify media industry issues demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of the theoretical framework (media language, representation, audiences and media industries) as it applies to each form. Learners will apply the theoretical framework and theoretical perspectives to three in-depth studies.
Learners will create a range of media products through applying knowledge and understanding of media language and representation and communicate meaning to an intended audience.
All subject materials can be found in Google classroom.