Media Studies A2 at Charles Darwin School
This follows on from the AS course and cannot be taken as a stand-alone subject. Thus it is to be understood as the second year of a traditional A Level. Similar to the AS course it is made up of two distinct units, one of which is coursework based (unit G324 and entitled Advanced Portfolio in Media, and one of which is examined (unit G325). The exam once again covers two areas but this time in a quite distinctive manner. Section A asks you to describe and evaluate your production skills development in relation to one specific conceptual framework, while Section B gives you six options to write about within the context of contemporary media issues such as "Media in the online age".
To have successfully completed the AS level course
the course helps create learners ready for media industry roles as the practical work for !2 provides experience of working with different kinds of media (essential when working in a media-related role).The production must incorporate two media and be taken from an assignment bank of five briefs.
Very useful course if you want to become a media specialist or if you want a challenging, relevant level 3 course that will help your intellectual and creative development.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Charles Darwin School directly.