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Key Stage 4 Summary

KS4 SUMMARY

Component 1: Exploring the Media
Exam Assessment
40% of qualification

Section A: Exploring Media Language and Representation This section assesses media language and representation in relation to two of the following print media forms: magazines, marketing (film posters), newspapers, or print advertisements.

Section B: Exploring Media Industries and Audiences This section assesses two of the following media forms: film, newspapers, radio, video games

Component 2: Understanding Media Forms and Products
Exam Assessment
30% of qualification

This component assesses all areas of the theoretical framework and contexts of the media in relation to television and music videos/websites.

Component 3: Creating Media Products
Non-exam assessment
30% of qualification

Students work to market a film of their own design through creating a poster and DVD case in photoshop, with the aim of targeting a specific audience and being conventional to a given film genre, as provided by Eduqas.

Key Stage 5 Summary

KS5 SUMMARY

Component 1: Media Products, Industries and Audiences
Exam Assessment 35% of qualification

The examination assesses media language, representation, media industries, audiences and media contexts. It consists of two sections:

Section A: Analysing Media Language and Representation This section assesses media language and representation in relation to two of the following media forms: advertising, marketing, music video or newspapers.

Section B: Understanding Media Industries and Audiences This section assesses two of the following media forms – advertising, marketing, film, newspapers, radio, video games - and media contexts

Component 2: Media Forms and Products in Depth
Exam Assessment
35% of qualification

The examination assesses media language, representation, media industries, audiences and media contexts. It consists of three sections:

Section A: Television in the Global Age

Section B: Magazines: Mainstream and Alternative Media.

Section C: Media in the Online Age

Component 3: Cross-Media Production
Non exam assessment
30% of qualification

Students film and edit a music video and use photoshop to create a magazine front cover and double page spread for the same artist. Students are required to meet the needs of a given audience, as well as meet a specific industry standard, as provided by Eduqas.

 

 

Useful Links

Bridge Media Studies YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCqu6VHIL5G0cl8RDeoWIQPA

Here you can find examples of final projects as well as an abundance of planning material.

Key Stage 4:

GCSE examination exemplars: www.ocr.org.uk/Images/173744-unit-b322-exemplar-answers-from-june-2013-with-commentaries

GCSE revision resources: P:\Media Studies\GCSE revision resources

Key Stage 5:

AS examination exemplars: www.ocr.org.uk/Images/284844-as-level-exemplar-candidate-work-unit-g322

A2 exam exemplars: www.ocr.org.uk/Images/286030-a2-level-exemplar-candidate-work-unit-g325

Year 12 PLCs and coursework assessment sheets: P:\Media Studies\PLCs\Year 12

Year 13 PLCs and coursework assessment sheets: P:\Media Studies\PLCs\Year 13

AS revision resources: P:\Media Studies\AS revision resources

A2 revision resources: P:\Media Studies\A2 revision resources

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