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KS5 Media Studies

Why study Media Studies A Level at The Angmering Sixth Form?

Through studying Media Studies you will view, evaluate and analyse a variety of media products, and develop practical skills spanning a range of media forms.

Clear, well structured exams, accessible for all.

A-level Media Studies gives you transferable skills for future careers and experience that prepares you if you choose to progress with your study.

You can find out about our Media Studies qualifications at aqa.org.uk/media-studies

Close study products (CSPs)

In addition to the broad coverage of all nine media forms, you will engage in the in-depth study of at least one audio-visual, one print and one online social and participatory media form.

Each in-depth study will link the specified media form to all four areas of the theoretical framework.


What's assessed?

Media One:  
Section A will focus on Media Language and Media Representations. Questions in this section will test the following forms: 
• advertising and marketing 
• music video. 

Section B will focus on Media Industries and Media Audiences. Questions in this section can test any two of the following forms: 

• radio 
• newspapers 
• film  

How it's assessed 

Written exam: 2 hours 

• 84 marks 

• 35% of A-level  

Media Two:

Questions will focus on the in-depth media forms of television, magazines and online, social and participatory media/video games.  

How it's assessed 

• Written exam: 2 hours 
• 84 marks 
• 35% of A-level  

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