Media Studies A Level at Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy
AS G321: Foundation Portfolio in Media
This is a coursework unit where candidates produce a media artefact from a series of briefs. This process involves progression from a pre-production, preliminary exercise to a more fully realised piece. The briefs offered are: print, video, audio and website.
AS G322: Key Media Concepts (TV Drama)
This paper covers the two areas of Textual Analysis and Representation alongside Institutions and Audiences. In Section A, candidates answer questions on an unseen moving image extract that is then linked to some aspect of the representation within the sequence. In Section B, candidates study a specific media industry.
A2 G324: Advanced Media Portfolio
This is a coursework unit where candidates engage with contemporary media technologies to produce a media portfolio through a combination of two or more media and then present their research, planning and evaluation in digital format.
A2 G325: Critical Perspectives in Media
This paper covers the two areas of Theoretical Evaluation of Production alongside a study of Contemporary Media Issues. In Section A, candidates describe and evaluate their skills development in their production work. In Section B, candidates choose one topic and then demonstrate their understanding of a contemporary issue.
B in Media Studies GCSE is preferable but not essential
AS G321: Coursework unit (internally assessed and externally moderated).
AS G322: Examined unit (externally examined).
A2 G324: Coursework unit (internally assessed and externally moderated).
A2 G325: Examinated unit (externally examined).
Media related course at BA Level
FE related Media course
Industry related job
Useful course combinations
English Literature, Drama & Theatre Studies
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Haberdashers' Aske's Crayford Academy directly.