Media Studies

  • Develop investigative, critical thinking and decision-making skills through consideration of issues that are important, real and relevant to learners and to the world in which they live.
  • Develop their appreciation and critical understanding of the media and its role in their daily lives.
  • Develop their practical and creative skills through opportunities for personal engagement and creativity.
  • Understand how to use media concepts and ideas to analyse media productions in their various contexts.

Film Studies

The aims are to develop knowledge and understanding of:

  • The ways in which meanings and responses are generated through film.
  • A contrasting, culturally diverse range of films from different national contexts.
  • Film as an aesthetic medium.
  • How films reflect the social, cultural and political contexts in which they are made.
  • The relationship between film and film technology over time.


Exam details:

WJEC-Media Studies

Department Team:

Name Resposibilty Email (HOD/2nd or staff with responsibility)
Lesley Short Head Of Department lesleyshort@graceacademy.org.uk