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Media Studies — A Level

Course information

During A Level Media you will discover how media forms such as radio, film, magazines, music videos and website create meaning for their audiences. You will develop analytical skills during the course and will spend time assessing how a range of social groups, issues and events are represented in the media. You will also study the industry context and the impact of new technologies on contemporary media as well as uncovering how and why audiences respond to media texts. You will also have the opportunity to create your own marketing campaign for a film or magazine which will develop your digital, creative and technological skills.


A Level Media Studies and UCAS points for H.E

This course leads to...

This course can help you to progress to Higher Education and help you develop skills required for careers in Journalism, Media production, Marketing, Screenwriting and more!

Entry Requirements

A Level Entry Requirements for 16-18s:
The most important entry requirement is that you are committed and determined to do well
You need to achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above, with at least 2 at Grade 5. These must include Maths and English.
To study this particular A level you need to achieve Grade 5 in GCSE English Language and Media Studies (if studied)

Why study with us?

With 100% pass rates, the course receives great feedback from students and they enjoy a variety of enrichment opportunities, including trips to New York, Disney Land Paris, in addition to guest lectures and collaboration with universities.
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Course ID: 163177

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 1 Year


If you are 16-18 years old at the start of your course, studying at The City of Liverpool College is free. If you are aged between 19-23 and don’t have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent), you won't have to pay any fees for this course.

24 years old or over or 19-23 and have 2 A-Levels (or equivalent) at the start of the course, fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for21/22 is 500.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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