What will I study?
GCSE Media Studies explores how the Media operates and considers their massive impact on all of our lives, in the past and today. You will investigate a variety of Media: Television, Film, Newspapers, Websites, Magazines and Radio.
- Representation: How different Groups of people are represented in the Media: Youth Culture, Men, Women, and Ethnic Groups etc.
- Audience: How does the Media target different audiences and why?
- Industry: How do different Media Industries work and make money? E.g. the Film Industry. How was ‘Harry Potter’ made to be so popular and successful?
- Media Language: This will help you to write concisely and will help to improve your literacy skills.