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Media Studies AS/A2 at Mangotsfield School

Course description

AS
- Unit 1 - Foundation Portfolio. A coursework unit,
producing media artefacts from a series of briefs.
(50% AS; 25% A2)
- Unit 2 - Key Media Concepts (Radio Drama).
A 2-hour exam covering textual analysis and
representation. (50% AS; 25% A2).
A2
- Unit 3 - Advanced Portfolio. A development from
Unit 1. Students present their research, planning and
evaluation in two or more forms, including
PowerPoint, blog and podcast. (25% A2)
- Unit 4 - Critical Perspectives in Media. This exam
paper covers the theoretical evaluation of productions
alongside a study of contemporary media issues. (25%
A2).

Entry requirements

At least a grade B in GCSE English.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 September 2014

Key information

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

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