Media Studies AS/A2 Level at Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College
The course will introduce students to the media theories and practices through the study of film, television and print. Students will have the opportunity to develop their practical skills using media equipment and work on individual case studies.
In the AS year you will complete the following 2 units:
- Unit 1 G321: Foundation Portfolio in Media – Music Magazine
- Unit 2: G322 Key Media Concepts: TV Drama: Textual Analysis & the Music Industry: Institutions and Audiences
In the A2 year you will complete the following 2 units:
- Unit 3: G324 Advanced Portfolio in Media – creating a film trailer, poster and magazine front cover.
- Unit 4: G325 Critical Perspectives in Media – Postmodernism
All of the work will involve the study of media theories and forms,institutions, audiences, media language and representations.
Have achieved at least a B in English Language at GCSE.
Students are examined in two of the units (1 in Yr 12 and 1 in Yr 13).
The other 2 units are assessed through practical production and the written commentaries and evaluations which accompany them.
Year 12: Foundation Portfolio – coursework
Key Media Concepts – 2 hour exam
Year 13: Advanced Portfolio in Media – coursework
Critical Perspectives in Media – 2 hour exam
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College directly.