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Media Studies at Calder High School

Course description

Exam Board OCR

Course content

AS

G321: Foundation Portfolio in Media

This is a coursework unit where candidates produce two paired media artefacts 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. This unit is internally assessed and  externally moderated.

G322: Key Media Concepts (TV Drama)

or

G323: Key Media Concepts (Radio Drama)

A2

G324: Advanced Portfolio in Media

G325: Critical Perspectives in Media

Entry requirements

A Grade C or above in GCSE Media Studies, or other relevant experience (please speak to the Head of Media).

A GCSE Grade C or above in English or English Literature

Be sufficiently self-motivated and keen to improve their critical reading skills

Future opportunities

Higher Education

Media

Media Theory & Production

Employment Fields

Business (all areas/types)

Education

Media

Recruitment

Radio

Television

Journalism

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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