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    I was thinking of picking media studies for A-levels

    People who are doing it now, is it worth it?
    Do you analyse films and posters? Or a lot of media issues and debates, debates debates (this can really put me off from not doing it).
    Where can this lead me to, somewhere along the path to a film based career? Or does it lead you to Advertising, Broadcasting and Journalism ONLY

    What is a good exam board for this subject? The Sixth Form I want go to does AQA.
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    (Original post by 1000110101010101)
    I was thinking of picking media studies for A-levels

    People who are doing it now, is it worth it?
    Do you analyse films and posters? Or a lot of media issues and debates, debates debates (this can really put me off from not doing it).
    Where can this lead me to, somewhere along the path to a film based career? Or does it lead you to Advertising, Broadcasting and Journalism ONLY

    What is a good exam board for this subject? The Sixth Form I want go to does AQA.
    I did my AS levels (then left, but got an A in media) way back in 2011. A levels have changed since then to be more exam based.

    I learnt about the construction of media, theories, as well as the practical elements and software skills. You don't really debate, but you've got to make arguments and back them up - that's education.

    It could lead to a film-based career as it is basically a theory introduction to film and media. Though if you're set on this then I'd suggest you look into doing a vocational course at a college which could lead to both the creative and business aspects of the creative industries (including film).

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    (Original post by Roving Fish)
    I did my AS levels (then left, but got an A in media) way back in 2011. A levels have changed since then to be more exam based.

    I learnt about the construction of media, theories, as well as the practical elements and software skills. You don't really debate, but you've got to make arguments and back them up - that's education.

    It could lead to a film-based career as it is basically a theory introduction to film and media. Though if you're set on this then I'd suggest you look into doing a vocational course at a college which could lead to both the creative and business aspects of the creative industries (including film).

    Thank you
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    (Original post by 1000110101010101)
    Thank you
    Would really recommend the college route if your interest is film.
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