Media Studies

Media Studies BTEC Award 2014-16

Y11 Media Studies students will study the following Units:

Unit 1: Digital Media Sectors and Audiences – Assessed externally
Unit 2: Planning and Pitching a Digital Media Product – Assessed internally
Unit 3: Digital Moving Image Production – Assessed internally
Unit 5: Digital Publishing Production – Assessed internally

Y10 Media Studies will follow the AQA GCSE Media Studies course

Unit 1: Investigating the Media

Written Paper    – 1 hour 30 mins  – 60marks – 40% External Assessment
Based on pre-released topic with guidance and stimulus
Four tasks 

Unit 2: Understanding the Media

Controlled Assessment taken from banks of set assignments   – 90 marks – 60% Three Assignments: Introductory assignment; Cross-media assignment; Practical Production and Evaluation.