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And I believe that good journalism, good television, can make our world a better place.


Christiane Amanpour

Why study GCSE Media?

There are as many reasons to study Media as there are people studying it. You'll enjoy the focused creativity as you develop your skills in photography, film, design and so on. You'll get the chance to play with high-end equipment and enjoy the support of some very committed teachers and technicians. If you are just looking for something interesting, fun and creative to do, then this might be the right choice for you. And maybe it will become more serious than that; an increasing number of KGV students are making the choice to go off to study Film and Media at University level, aiming to enter the industry itself.


There is more to it than that, though. If you are like most young people, you spend longer engaging with the media than with your teachers, your parents, your friends or anything else. It is, arguably, the single biggest influence in your life. Your ideas about the world, about people, about yourself are all shaped by the media you fill your life with. It's probably a good idea to figure out how it all works and what it is doing to you.


Once we understand that, then, the question actually becomes:



How can you NOT study GCSE Media?

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