merger merger

Welcome to your new course portal!

On October 15th, hotcourses.com moved to findcourses.co.uk - which means you can now find all your favourite courses right here. Don't worry - you can still do all the things that you could do before.

All you need to do is search.

Show findcourses.co.uk as: Mobile

Media Studies GCSE

Kingston College
Course summary
1 hour
0 GBP
Kingston upon Thames
Next available date: Contact for dates - Kingston upon Thames
GCSE / A Level

Course description

Media Studies GCSE:

Media Studies is very popular at A Level so GCSE Media Studies is a good introduction to it. Media Studies uses a wide variety of approaches to develop your understanding of the media and gives you an excellent grounding for life beyond College, no matter where you are headed. Emphasis is firmly placed on encouraging your skills of critical analysis and awareness through a variety of teaching methods, including 'hands on' practical experience.

This is the linear 9-1 GCSE qualification. A linear qualification means that students must sit all their exams at the end of the course in June.

Students will study the following topics

  • Exploring Media Language and Representation
  • Exploring Media Industries and Audiences
  • Understanding the Television Industry, the use of language, representation, audience and context
  • Understanding the Music Industry, the use of music videos and online media, the use of language, representation, audience and context

Completing an individual media production for an intended audience in response to a choice of briefs set by the exam board, applying knowledge and understanding of media language and representation

The course is assessed by two written exams. Paper 1 – Exploring the Media is worth 40% of the final marks. Paper 2 – Understanding Media Forms and Products is worth 30% of the final marks. The Production Controlled Assessment is worth 30% of the final mark. GCSE Media Studies does not have tiers of entry, so all students sit the same exam paper.

On successful completion, you will be able to continue with Media Studies on one of our Level 3 vocational courses or A- Level courses, opening the way to an enormous variety of study and career opportunities.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The normal offer for entry on to the GCSE course is four GCSEs at grade D / 3 or above.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

GCSE or equivalent

About provider

Kingston College - Apprenticeship Training

We have worked with large and well known employers such as British Airways, L'Oreal and South West Trains for many years. We are proud to have some of the highest success rates of any College around and we are loved...


Read more and show all courses with this provider

Contact info

Kingston College

Kingston College, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston Upon Thames
KT1 2AQ London


Reviews

There are no reviews available yet.

U.K. L&D Report: 2019 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

Find out what they're up to in findcourses.co.uk's second annual U.K. L&D Report!

uk-ld-report-2019

Learn more