Media Studies OCR Nationals Level 2 at Charles Darwin School
The Nationals course involves a range of different media areas including photography, video, audio and print (such as magazines). During the course you work through six lengthy coursework units. Each unit includes research and analysis of existing media products, institutions and audiences, followed by a practical piece you need to then present and review. It is worth 4 A-C grades at GCSE.
You need a passion for a wide range of media forms and independence
while it doesn't lead directly to making you employable as a media specialist, it may be the first step for you into challenging for a job in this competitive sector.If you enjoy a challenge working in a range of different forms and contexts, the course is for you.
One unit is purely analytical asking you to compare two different kinds of media product (Unit 1). One unit is purely practical (Unit 3).
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Charles Darwin School directly.