Media Course - AS/A Level Film Studies

AS/A Level Film Studies

Media Courses

This course will bring alive the subject of cinema and provide a fascinating and detailed insight into the world of film. You will investigate the way film constructs meaning and provokes spectator response. Film-making and viewing is an interactive, two-way process, it is a language through which we communicate ideas and messages. Film is an art from and one which, like other art forms – for example, fine art and literature – requires the ‘reading’ of various texts. You will not only be required demonstrate an understanding of the films set before you, but also to extract further information at a deeper level of analysis. You will be encouraged to extend your own creativity and production skills, and given the opportunity to investigate and develop your own ideas and short films.

AS Specification

FM1 : Exploring Film Form FM2 : British and American Film

A2 Specification

FM3 : Film Research and Creative Projects FM4 : Varieties of Film Experience – Issues and Debates

Career Prospects

Successful completion of the programme may lead to further studies and careers in Film and Video, Journalism and Media

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 6 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English/Welsh.


45% Internal assessment, 55% External assessment

Length of Course

Two Years

Examining Board




Contact Details

Lisa James
Tel: 01639 648326
Email: [email protected]