Media Studies

OCR Level 3

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

You would like to make a career in the media industries.

You have a keen interest in studying and producing media.

You want to use industry-standard equipment and software in the production of your own media.

You enjoy a subject that is all coursework.

The course is equivalent to one and a half A-Levels, completed in one year, and would be your main course of study.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

During the course you will analyse media products and audiences, produce a print-based media product, a piece of audio-visual media, an audio media product, photography for media products, talk and music radio production.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

All units are internally assessed and moderated by a visiting moderator.

 

PROGRESSION

You can take the Diploma or Extended Diploma in Year 2. Following this you could go on to university, where there is a range of media related qualifications, including video and film production, advertising and marketing, scriptwriting and journalism. Apprenticeships or employment in the media industries.