AQA Media Studies
Media Studies provides a great opportunity to explore and evaluate why we engage with a wide range of media texts. Representation and media form are other important aspects of the course. AQA’s course also requires you to develop the practical skills needed to create your own exciting products.
On this page, you can access our guides to the Close Study Products and download the A Level specification. There is also a link to the past papers and their mark schemes. If you want to know more about the coursework, you might want to read our suggested NEA minimum requirements and our guide to the Statement of Intent.
Close Study Products
To demonstrate your understanding of the key concepts in media studies, you need to analyse various media texts from a broad range of media forms, such as television, newspapers, magazines, digital media and computer games. The following guides apply the relevant theoretical frameworks to AQA's list of A-Level Close Study Products.