Media Studies

A Level

Exam Board: A Level Media Studies – Eduqas

Course Summary

A Level Media Studies invites you to explore the current media landscape, before creating your own media texts. Whilst studying Media Studies at Barton Peveril you will be able to apply the theories you learn to the practical work you create, on a variety of platforms and using a range of software, whilst also critiquing current and historical media products.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 4 in English


This course has a mixture of:

  • 70% Examination
  • 30% Coursework



  • TV
  • Film Marketing
  • Radio
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Advertising
  • Online Products
  • Video Games
  • Music Video
  • Media Forms, Representations, Audiences and Industries

Why choose this course?

  • State-of-the-art facilities and technology
  • Field trips
  • Visits from prestigious academic and industry experts

Where might it lead?

Due to the versatility of this subject, combining the practical with the theoretical, students go on to a range of further study and employment paths. Students go on to work and study in Journalism, Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Media Production, Media and Cultural Studies, Graphic Design, Public Relations and Events Management.


Robbie Lee

"I enjoy the independence at Barton, the ability to learn new subjects and the support given by all my subject teachers."

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