A-level Media Studies

  • Teaching from: September 2017
  • Exams from: June 2019
  • Specification code: 7572
  • QAN code: 603/2372/3

We’ve refreshed our AS and A-level Media Studies specifications with relevant, contemporary content. They include more explicit and detailed content, highlighting the key concepts, ideas and theories, so that you’re clear on what you need to teach. We’ve designed our assessments to give all students the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and practical skills. The AS and A-level courses are fully co-teachable.


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Key dates

  • 1 March 2020GCE Media Studies preliminary materials issued 1 March 2020. Available on Secure Key Materials on aqa.org.uk (7572/C)
  • 15 May 2020 Non-exam assessment deadline for A-level Media Studies (7572/C)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 3 June 2020 Exam for A-level Media Studies Paper 1 (7572/1)
    Series: June 2020
    Start time: am
    Duration: 2h

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