Media – A Level

Course Code: MED-AL-1

Course Duration

2 Year

Course Type

Full Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

If you are interested in how the media works, how messages are communicated, and you like to work independently and use varied technology, then this is the course for you. You will look at nine different forms: TV, film, radio, magazines, advertising, internet and online media, music videos, newspapers, and video games. The flexibility of this course means it can appeal to different student tastes. You will gain an understanding of how each media is constructed, the industries involved, and how messages are read by audiences.

– Theoretical frameworks
– Practical skills
– Advertising and marketing
– Film
– Newspapers
– Magazines
– TV
– Radio
– Music video
– Cross-media products

Work placement opportunities:
BBC Introducing, Wellington Orbit, Midland News Association, Headline Publishing, Lighthouse in Shrewsbury, Nova FM

Progressing to: Media studies, cinematics or photography degrees, graphic design agencies, news organisations, radio, TV, video or events companies
Aspirational careers: Movie maker, music or video director, film producer, entertainment venue owner, arts officer

5 GCSES at grade 9-4

Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
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