Sixth Form Entry Criteria:
A minimum of 5 9-5 GCSE grades, which must include a grade 5 or above in either English Language or English Literature.
Special Entry Requirements:
- GCSE Media Studies 5+ (if studied)
Previous study of social science or a creative subject to GCSE level would be beneficial if you have not studied Media before. Previous experience of studying Media Studies is not required but would be advantageous.
Submission of a piece of work to the Head of Media Studies one week before Sixth Form Interviews is not compulsory but will provide you with an opportunity to showcase your ideas. The work should be no longer than 1000 words or 3 minutes (dependant on format) and should be an analysis and commentary on one of the following: the impact of social media; the representation of class; gender as a social construction; boxsets versus films.
English Language or English Literature 5
Media Studies 5
How do I prepare?
|The Essential Introduction: Media Studies||Rayner, Wall & Kruger|
|An Introduction: Media Studies||Dutton|
|Ways of Seeing||Berger|
|Reading Television||Fiske & Hartley|
|Understanding Television||Goodwin & Whannel|
|Manufacturing Consent||Herman & Chomsky|
Download Wider Reading List for Media Studies
|Date:||May 4, 2021|
Course Leader of Media Studies