|Specific Course Entry Requirements|
|Examination Levels Offered||AS and A-Level|
A-Level Media Studies is an interesting and varied course that develops a greater understanding of the practical and theoretical elements of Media. A-level Media Studies can also develop a wide range of transferable skills including analysis, visual communication, problem solving, as well as communication, presentation and organisational skills.
Component 1: Media Products, Industries and Audiences
This leads to a written exam of 2 hours 15 minutes (35%)
For this unit, we study a breadth of forms and a range of set products in relation to key areas of the theoretical framework. This will include the study of:
- Advertising and marketing
- A range of newspapers
- Film including: I, Daniel Blake and Black Panther
- Music video
- Video games
The exam includes analysis of unseen resources.
Component 2 : Media Forms and Products in Depth
This leads to a written exam of 2 hours 30 minutes (35%)
Three forms are studied in depth in relation to all areas of the theoretical framework. The exam is based on set products.
Study will include:
- Online media including blogs and online magazines
- The television industry
Component 3: Cross-Media Production Non-exam assessment ( Coursework) (30%)
This part of the course gives the opportunity for individual cross-media production in two forms.
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