Over one hundred universities offer courses in Media, Communications and Cultural Studies in the UK. An A Level qualification in Media Studies, informed by study at GCSE level, helps you to move towards these courses, as well as to those in a range of other areas.
Whether you are planning to go to university or not, there is a huge array of career opportunities in the media, and it’s an industry that is growing very quickly. There are careers in TV and film production, advertising, journalism, interactive media, and digital marketing, technical production, special effects, web design and post-production.
Additionally, Media Studies will even help you to develop skills that you’ll be able use in your other subjects such as critical thinking, analysis, research, planning, practical skills, time management, essay writing skills and more.