Key stage 4

Media studies is an optional subject at year 10 only.

Why study media studies?

The aim of this exciting course is to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of media and gain an appreciation for the role media plays in society and our daily lives. This course will enable students to develop creative, analytical and decision-making skills through key issues that are relevant to the real world we live in.

Exam board: EDUQAS

Qualification type: GCSE

Contact: Mr Rodgers

How will I be assessed?

  • Two written exams
  • One piece of coursework

Future pathways and careers

  • Journalism
  • Advertising
  • Event management
  • Public relations
  • Writer
  • Television and film industry