Media Studies AS/A2 at Mangotsfield School
- 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).
- 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%
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.