Media Studies

As part of a media studies course you can expect to learn about the media and it's influential role on today's society. 

You will study the different forms of media from broadcasting to social media and how it has changed over time. You will also look at how different genders, ages and races are represented in the media.

Completing a media studies course will give you skills in script writing, filming, editing, teamwork and planning. 

There are lots of job opportunities in the creative and media sector including broadcasting, film, sales, advertising, event management and journalism. 

Subjects that combine well with media studies include English, photography, drama and art and design.

Do a free, short, online course to find out more about media studies (looks great on your CV too!)

Or view other free online courses in media studies

Examples of apprenticeships that relate to media studies:

Click to find apprenticeship vacancies available now related to media studies

Examples of degree courses that relate to media:

Bath Spa University


Bournemouth University


Buckinghamshire New University


Bristol, University of the West of England

To see other courses related to media

BBC Bitesize Career Videos

You can watch a great series of videos of young people who are working in jobs that use media studies on the BBC Bitesize website.