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Media AS/A2 Level at Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science College

Course description

The WJEC specification allows students to draw on their existing experience of the media and to develop their abilities to respond critically to the media. It enables students to explore a wide variety of media; texts, industries and audiences.

In their coursework, AS students will prepare a marketing campaign proposal in either moving image or written-based text. This will be to promote one of the following: a new band, a new film, a famous event (eg. a concert, conference, festival, sporting event etc.) or a particular lifestyle.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s grades A – C, inculdes Grade C in English.

Assessment

AS:

Coursework (worth 50% of AS Grade)

 1 x 150 minute exam

 

A2:

Coursework (worth 50% of A2 Grade)

1 x 150 minute exam

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science College directly.

Last updated date: 07 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years

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