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  • 1. Media studies
  • 2. Take Media Studies if you…
    Are interested in films, TV programmes, advertising, the news, videogames, web design, blogging etc?
    Want to be able to think critically and analytically about the media you interact with on a daily basis
    Are interested in producing your own media products.
    Are predicted at least Cs in five GCSE subjects?
  • 3. Don’t take Media Studies if you think…
    It’s all about running around school with a camera.
    It’s easy. The practical element is 50%…that means 50% is written theory.
    I won’t have to do much writing…ideally you should have at least a C in English in order to cope with the written essays.
  • 4. Skills you will use in Media Studies
    Analytical
    Creative
    Expressive
    IT
    Production
    Group work
    Evaluative
    Verbal
    Presentational
    Research
  • 5. Some of the subjects that Media studies combines well with:
  • 6. politics
  • 7. economics
  • 8. English literature
  • 9. English language
  • 10. art
  • 11. Learning skills
  • 12. Module 1 – Practical Coursework
    Worth 50% of the AS grade.
    This is a coursework unit in which you produce your own media text.
    You will create your own media text using digital editing software.
    You will research, plan and evaluate your media text in the form of a blog, website, podcast, or a DVD with extras.
  • 13. Module 1 – Practical Coursework
    Possible Tasks:
    The front page, contents and double page spread of a new music magazine.
    The titles and opening of a new fiction film.
  • 14. Module 2 – Key Media Concepts
    Worth 50% of the AS grade.
    This is a 2 hour exam in which you are required to answer 2 questions.
    Analyse an unseen extract from a TV Drama
    One question based upon a case study of a specific media industry
  • 15. Types of texts we analyse:
  • 16. Skins
  • 17. Ashes to Ashes
  • 18. Being Human
  • 19. Misfits
  • 20. Doctor Who
  • 21. Examples of student work
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  • 27. For further information:
    Email: n.ford@lc.leics.sch.uk
    Blog: fordlcmedia@blogspot.com
    In person: English office @break & lunchtime

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