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Media Studies A Level at Mill Hill County High School

Course description

Media Studies students will study a wide range of media texts and institutions.  They will explore the conventions of genre and issues of representation.  They will consider, audience targeting and response.  They will look at 21st Century media technologies and the transition from traditional media forms to new media.

Instruction takes the form of lecture and classroom-based investigation with some individual and group tutorials. Practical work includes film-making, video journalism, digital manipulation of images, sound design and website construction.

Assessment

AS Level

Unit 1 - Foundation Portfolio in Media
Practical Production
Coursework   /   25% of total A Level mark

Unit 2 - Key Media Concepts
Exam   /   25% of total A Level mark                

A2 Level

Unit 3 - Advanced Portfolio in Media
Practical Production
Coursework   /   25% of total A Level mark       

Unit 4 - Critical Perspectives in Media
Exam   /  25% of total A Level mark 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Mill Hill County High School directly.

Last updated date: 17 June 2015

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