Percentage of total AS mark: 50% Method of assessment: Coursework
Candidates produce two paired media artefacts from a series of briefs. At Loreto, we will work within the area of video production, which will enable students to complete a preliminary exercise and then go on to complete the opening of a film, including the titles.
Unit 2: G322 – Key Media Concepts (TV Drama)
Percentage of total AS mark: 50% Method of assessment: Examination
Students will become familiar with various examples of contemporary TV Drama. They will develop textual analysis skills in relation to this particular genre, as well as investigating the operation of a particular area such as the British Film Industry.
Media Studies develops skills in analysis, teamwork, communication and critical analysis of the Media and research skills. This subject also gives you an awareness of how technology shapes your life and is the most up to date of subjects, which draws on your life experiences.
Possible linked subjects include AS Film Studies and Art based subjects.
Things to know
You don’t need to have studied Media Studies at GCSE to do well on this course.
A2 includes a highly popular and successful Music Video production module
What makes Loreto’s Media Studies department unique?
Students clearly enjoy the course as indicated by large numbers progressing to A2.
Lots of students go on to do Media related degrees at University.
Teachers with long standing experience in the subject area.
We value our students and help you reach your full potential. This is demonstrated by many students achieving well above their Minimum Target Grade.
Brand new industry standard editing equipment.
Ideal city centre location close to Media City.
Fully equipped broadcast quality TV studio
Loreto TV shows produced in collaboration with music and performing arts departments.
Two industry standard radio broadcast suites and TV studio enrichment.
Excellent technical support across the area.
A range of exciting educational visits supplement the course, including trips to London and MediaCity, Salford.