Conisborough College

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Media Studies

If you choose Media Studies as an option in Year 9, you will be following the AQA GCSE syllabus.


Course Content:

GCSE Media Studies allows you to earn 2 full GCSEs.

You will be able to use a wide range of media equipment.  In addition to practical work, you will also have to think, analyse and write in response to a range of media texts – including your own! You will study Advertising, Film, Television, Music Promotion, Radio, Newspapers, Website Design and new media.

Year 10

In Year 10 to complete 3 controlled condition (exam) pieces set by the exam board.  Controlled Conditions (60% of GCSE)

The topics are:

Year 11

You complete on extended research, production and analysis pieces of coursework using two media which counts as 60% of your 2nd GCSE.

Exam (40% of GCSE) Examination: Gaming: Promotion and marketing of computer games, Television News.  The examination for the 2nd GCSE (40% of GCSE) assesses knowledge of media industries and also requires you to respond to current journalism about media topics.

Career Opportunities

web design, advertising, journalism, photography, graphic design, magazine publishing, music promotion, computer gaming promotion, film industry, television industries, video, new media

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Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural education is taught in PSHC lessons in Key Stage 3: This is a well developed programme which pupils enjoy and which prepares them well for life in modern Britain.

OFSTED, May 2018

Contact Details

Conisborough Crescent
London SE6 2SE

Tel: 020 8461 9600

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