The media - film, TV, press, social media - unquestionably play a central role in contemporary culture, society and politics. They shape our perceptions of the world through the representations, ideas and points of view they offer.
The media have real relevance and importance in our lives today, providing us with ways to communicate, with forms of cultural expression and the ability to participate in key aspects of society. The economic importance of the media is also unquestionable. The media industries employ large numbers of people worldwide and generate significant global profit. The globalised nature of the contemporary media, ongoing technological developments and more opportunities to interact with the media suggest their centrality in contemporary life can only increase.
The WJEC Eduqas A level in Media Studies is followed which offers a broad, engaging and stimulating linear course of study enabling learners to:
Students can go on to study many different aspects of Media at HE or University level. Media Studies combines well with English, Photography, History and Art. The new specification is 70% exam based, 30% practical coursework - film and print - using industry-standard software on iMac computers.
HoD Media Studies
Teacher of Art & Photography
GL8 8 QG
GL8 8 QG