Sixth Form Pathway

Curriculum Outline: Media Business Pathway

About the Course 

A two-year programme at the Global Academy Sixth Form that focuses on creative entrepreneurship, advertising and marketing.


Entry Requirements 

5 GCSEs at Level 4 and above including Maths and English



What I will study / do during the course? 

100% coursework across a range of topics including:

Advertising, Marketing and Promotion
Planning for a Career and Writing a Business Plan
Industry Trends
Creating and Publishing Digital Content

Events Management
Business Planning
PR and Publicity

The type of projects which you’ll do during the course could include:

Managing a live event

Work with a media agency
A career plan
A business pitch and plan
Social media strategy
Online business proposal



What qualification will I get? 

UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Practice: Art, Design, and Communication (equivalent to 3 A Levels and offers up to 168 UCAS Points)


What partners are involved in the course? 

You will work closely with our industry partners such as Global, Sky, Canon Europe and Wavemaker as well as some of London’s major advertising and marketing agencies as well as the University of Arts: London College of Communication.


Where could this course take me? 

This route is for students looking to pursue setting up their own creative industry business. The qualification provides students with the necessary industry-relevant skills, knowledge, and understanding to access funding and support for setting up their own creative enterprise as well as appropriate entry-level roles, training programmes or apprenticeships in the media business sectors of the media or apply for progression to related higher education courses.



Scheme of Work

Click here to read the KS5 Media Business Curriculum 


Course Resources and Downloads





Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?

Ready to kickstart your career in media?