|Start Date:||Duration:||Level:||Study mode:||Course location:||Course Type:|
|September||2 Years||3||Full-Time||Hartlepool Sixth Form||A-Levels|
From the internet to television, music to video games, to social media and advertising; our contemporary academic course will help you understand the relevance and importance of the media in our lives today. The course integrates theoretical and practical approaches to the media through a blend of coursework and exam assessment.You will develop knowledge and understanding of key aspects of the theoretical framework - media language and representation – as an essential basis for analysing media products from a variety of forms. In addition, you will study products from specific media industries and for specific audiences to develop their knowledge and understanding of those areas of the theoretical framework. You will also explore how media products relate to their social, cultural, historical, political and economic contexts.
You will need GCSE English at grade 4 (preffered) in addition to the general entry criteria.
|Study level||Cost||Additional fees|
|16-18||FREE||You will need to provide your own stationery and you will be given the opportunity to take part in trips and visits.|
English and Maths are important life skills that will help you to achieve your best in your studies and progress to your dream career. If you have not already achieved grade 9-4 in GCSE Maths and/ or English at school, we will support you to improve your skills.
Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm. Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.
A fresh start
Sometimes you just need a clean break to become the person you were destined to be. Starting college is the perfect opportunity to break free and become that new person!
Our diverse student community means that you will meet lots of new people of different ages, backgrounds and interests, so you can enjoy making lifelong friendships!
Most of our lecturers are industry savvy and are experts in teaching 16-18 year olds. They have lots of valuable experience and knowledge to pass onto you.
College is a more mature and relaxed environment than school and you are treated like an adult. You’ll be on first name terms with your lecturers so no more Sir and Miss! You can also start to make your own decisions.
Your timetable will be very different to school. You will have a lot more free time to take part in extra-curricular activities, study, or get extra money and work experience with a part-time job.
College is a very different learning environment to school. You may even become more inspired and have a new motivation to work towards your future goal in a college environment.
A college can offer a much wider choice of A-Level subjects, plus vocational courses in lots of different subjects and at different levels.
You will have the opportunity to take part in lots of different activities outside of the classroom to boost your confidence and help you develop your skills and personal qualities.
A college can invest in an extensive range of industry-standard facilities to give you the skills and knowledge to prepare for university or employment, and can also offer subjects that need specialist facilities.
We are the College of the Year.
(*Top college nationally for BTECs, Pearson 2019)
100% pass rate in 20 A-Level subjects including Computer Science, Economics, History and Maths.
99.1% overall A-Level pass rate
We have recently invested in a brand new state-of-the-art digital suite and health simulation ward.
Hartlepool Sixth Form students are celebrating after an impressive showing at the Association of Colleges (AoC) National Championships.
May 3, 2022
A-Level students were given the opportunity to meet Ben Houchen during the Tees Valley Mayor’s recent visit to Hartlepool Sixth Form.
February 21, 2022
Education technology specialists C-Learning will sponsor Hartlepool Sixth Form’s first Digital Skills Expo.
November 1, 2021