Media & Film Studies

Additional Activities:

  • New Creative Futures Awareness Day
  • Creative competitions (such as UK Skills)
  • Post-production placements
  • Various trips and visiting speakers

Popular Combinations:

These subjects combine well with each other, but you can also choose to study one alongside a variety of A Levels from a range of disciplines.Popular choices include:

Possible Progression

These subjects can lead to a wide range of media related degree courses, particularly those that contain analytical, theoretical or technological components (eg Film Studies, Media Studies, Advertising, Broadcast Journalism).They are useful for any career that involves communication or creativity.

Results 2015

Topic Pass Rate%
Film Studies 100
Media Studies 96
Marsha Thomason

Student Case Study

Marsha Thomason

Marsha is now a successful actress who has worked extensively at home and in the United States. Her career so far has included roles in major TV Series such as LOST, Prime Suspect, Playing the Field and Where the Heart Is.

She has also starred in Hollywood films such as Black Knight, Long Time Dead and the Haunted Mansion. Of her time at College Marsha says “I loved Oldham Sixth Form College – it was my happiest educational moment. It was just such a creative place and our theatre teacher was very encouraging.”