The Media Department
Entry requirements: GCSE grade 4 in English Language or English Literature
Component One: Media Messages (examination 35%)
Section A: News and Online Media
Section B: Media Language and Representation
(Magazines/Advertising and Marketing/Music Videos)
Component Two: Evolving Media (examination 35%)
Section A: Media Industries and Audiences
Section B: Long From Television Drama
Component Three: Making Media (coursework 30%)
Learners will create a cross-media product in response to an OCR set brief. They will have 30 hours to produce their product.
All assessment is completed at the end of the course and is by examination and coursework
The subject develops a wide range of critical, analytical and creative skills which are useful in many careers. It is therefore an excellent preparation for any Humanities, Arts or Science subjects at university.
The study of Media is one of the largest growing areas for study at A Level.