Grade 4 in GCSE English or Media Studies, or a Pass at BTEC First Award
There will be a combination of internally assessed practical projects and assignments, together with externally assessed examined units. Grades of Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* are awarded which are equivalent to A levels for the purpose of university entrance.
For those interested in pursuing their studies and training in the media there are many HND and degree courses. These are of several kinds.
There are courses that are:
• largely practical in nature and are designed for those who want to work in the industry
• wholly theoretical, designed for people with an academic interest in the media
• most commonly, those that contain a balance of practical and theory