GCSE and iGCSE Media Studies Tuition in London
Mass media provides the essential link between the individual and the demands of the technological society.
– Jacques Ellul
Tutor house provides tutors for students looking for some help during their Media Studies GCSE/iGCSE. We pride ourselves on only working with the very best Media Studies Tutors – ones who are passionate, knowledgeable and who can come up with creative, fun, engaging programmes of work to help students achieve their desired results. We match tutors to students and parents specific needs, and work with them to ensure they find a tutor whose exactly right for them.
Media Studies is a diverse GCSE/iGCSE subject which helps students understand how different media is used as a powerful communication tool, and the extent at which it influences our day to day lives and shapes society as we know it.
Breakdown of the core Media Studies GCSE content:
The Media Studies GCSE covers four main topics, namely:
- Investigating the Media
- Understanding the Media
- Exploring Media Industries
- Responding to a Media Brief
Benefits of studying a Media Studies GCSE/ iGCSE
Media Studies requires a range of skills and students must obtain both practical and theoretical knowledge during the course. They will complete the course with a thorough understanding of the way in which the media works, and will have opportunities to demonstrate creativity and analytical skills as well as realise what a huge impact the media has on many aspects of our everyday lives.
Why is it worth studying Media Studies GCSE/ iGCSE?
Students who chose to undertake the Media Studies GCSE/ iGCSE will gain an insight into many aspects of the media they may have previously taken for granted. It will open their eyes to the different types of media that exist, and how they function. Critical thinking, decision making and teamwork are all important skills which will be called upon to complete the course. These skills are highly transferable and impressive to a wide range of employers. Practical skills such as storyboarding and scripting, production, recording, filming and editing will leave students in good stead to specialise in further study either at A-Level or in higher education.
A Media Studies degree is a valuable qualification and one that can open the door to many exciting career prospects. With a Media Studies degree, graduates could go on to be a:
- Advertising account executive
- Broadcast or magazine journalist
- Media planner
- Programme researcher
- Public relations officer
- Producer for TV/ Films/ Radio
- Media researcher