Teacher's comment the print campaign (see 'associated resources' below) was produced on magazine weight glossy paper and the quality has not come through on the scan however, the student undertook a considerable amount of photography to produce this work with the candidate taking up to 40. Students do not need to have studied gcse media studies to take the subject at a level, although it provides them with a good foundation of skills which they can the as and a2 media studies courses are two equally weighted units - one exam module worth 50% of the as grade, and one coursework module, also worth. Media studies is taught through the english curriculum in key stage 3 and is an option at key stage 4 at gcse where we teach the wjec course that is 60% coursework and 40% exam we also have a popular a level course that is 50% coursework and 50% exam media studies class at christleton high school in media. Practical coursework your practical coursework project (the pre-production and production piece combined) is worth around 40% of your total mark (check with your teacher for your exam board's specs) as well as being a new way of working for most of you, it is an opportunity to find out first hand exactly what the. What do students do on a media studies course during the gcse and a level courses, all students produce a coursework portfolio, which includes some of the following original photography and short films, adverts and radio shows students will spend time learning how to use semi professional cameras and editing. Advertising can be presented in many forms from tv adverts, to radio jingles, to internet pop ups and billboards.
In year 10 students can opt to take gcse media and develop their understanding introduced in key stage 3 this is a two year course which encourages students to study texts across three platforms – broadcast, print and e-media the course has a 30% coursework and 70% external exam balance and is based on the. Unit b321: the individual media studies portfolio this is a controlled assessment unit, 25–30 hours, internally assessed and externally moderated 120 marks, 30% of the total gcse marks candidates produce an individual portfolio containing a comparative analytical assignment, a production exercise and a planning. What is media studies □ media studies is the study of different forms of media such as □ television □ film □ newspapers □ magazines □ advertising □ radio □ video if you worry about exams □ 30 % is creating your own media product □ here are some examples of the design coursework submissions. Explaining the key elements and codes and conventions of magazines aqa gcse media studies hollyfield school podcast for assignment 1.
13 criteria for gcse this specification meets the general criteria for gcse and the criteria for gcse media studies issued by the regulators in october 2007 assessment for this qualification is carried out according to codes of practice published by the regulatory authorities the qualification may be undertaken either. Assignment 2 – cross-media study topic: advertising and marketing analytical task compare two advertisements for the same product across two media platforms research and planning task design task – create a campaign for a new product produce a mock-up design for an advertisement and devise a storyboard. Written by experienced senior examiner and teacher christine bell and endorsed by wjec this full-colour guide offers students invaluable study support and coursework and revision guidance study features include: // comprehensive coverage of the media studies framework - text, organizations and audience // topic.
Gcse media studies is currently an option at ks4 the course covers a wide range of engaging topics including genre texts, magazines, television, radio and advertising coursework consists of three assignments, for each assignment there is a theoretical and practical element the final grade has a weighting of 60 %. Gcse media studies: advertising deodorant products thankyou these lessons are very useful even to my media makeup students as it gives them an insight into marketing and advertising, brilliant and very clear though out each lesson shakespeare's macbeth coursework sow powerpoints. An overview presented here are a variety of resources for teaching television advertising for gcse they include: theoretical background: 1 guidelines for a pre production piece of coursework centred around soft drinks or sweets 2 media studies gcse: textual analysis coursework compare the two.
Gcse media studies is a dynamic, broad ranging subject that challenges students in terms of their understanding of research, planning, theoretical analysis and creativity but also is a the subject has more or less equal weighting in terms of coursework (controlled assessment) and exam, 60% and 40% respectively. There's plenty of practical activity and this forms a critical part of the coursework for instance you may find yourself planning, shooting and editing a short film media studies improves your powers of interpretation and analysis and you'll need to be able to express yourself clearly and concisely in the examination marked by.