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Discover CFGS Media Studies

In A Level Media Studies learners will:

  • demonstrate skills of enquiry, critical thinking, decision-making and analysis

  •  demonstrate a critical approach to media issues

  • demonstrate appreciation and critical understanding of the media and their role both historically and currently in society, culture, politics and the economy; develop an understanding of the dynamic and changing relationships between media forms, products, industries and audiences

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the global nature of the media

  • apply theoretical knowledge and specialist subject specific terminology to analyse and compare media products and the contexts in which they are produced and consumed;  make informed arguments, reach substantiated judgements and draw conclusions about media issues

  • engage in critical debate about academic theories used in media studies

  • appreciate how theoretical understanding supports practice and practice supports theoretical understanding

  • demonstrate sophisticated practical skills by providing opportunities for creative media production.