The following resource is intended to prepare students for wjec a2 media studies coursework unit ms3 the documentary brief is found here components of the unit are: research investigation (1400 – 1800 words): 45 marks production (informed by the investigation): 45 marks evaulation (500 – 750 words): 10 marks. I myself am struggling a bit with the concept of the research investigation where you have to choose 'genre', 'narrative' and 'representation' - anyone have a definition of genre and narrative in terms of the pre-planning examples would be helpful 0 reply ro01ro follow 6 followers 3 badges send a. 25% of a2 unit 4 (coursework) - research and production in this unit pupils build on their skills to investigate a media theme/ or text in more depth and create a production piece reflecting this research pupils will research and produce one critical investigation and one linked production, synthesising theory and production. Year 10 gcse media studies textual analysis coursework assignment one ( audio-visual) (400-850 words) title [make sure you have typed it at the top of the page]: 'investigate how genre conventions are used in the film trailer for [insert you film title here]' your assignment should generally be written as. Illuminate publishing wjec a2 media studies: study and revision guide [978-1- 908682-01-7] - the case studies are very helpful and offer some excellent by senior examiners, this full-colour guide for wjec a2 media studies offers students invaluable study support and authoritative guidance for the coursework and. Post 9/11 and the media sign in loading page 1 whoops there was a problem loading more pages retrying main menu displaying 9-11 and the mediappt advertisements.
The ms3 coursework brings together all elements of the course and builds upon the knowledge, understanding and skills you've already gained candidates are required to undertake an individual investigation into a specific area of study focused on one of the following concepts: genre, narrative or representation. Except we're not supposed to call it 'coursework' any more and that's probably got something to do with political arguments about the validity of some bright spark out there could do a language investigation into the semantic pejoration of the term 'coursework' in media discourses around education. The as and a2 media studies courses are two equally weighted units - one exam module worth 50% of the as grade, and one coursework module, also worth 50% within these they look in depth at analysing the texts, their representations and audience responses and also investigating the industry context of production,.
Your coursework file will comprise of two individual pieces of writing: • a language investigation • a media text language investigation you should choose your own area for study in consultation investigating language coursework module name and code (aqa a2 english language unit 4 investigating language. This process is then evaluated in an extended piece of textual analysis a2 for the coursework module, a level media students complete an investigation into media texts based on the key concepts of genre, narrative, and representation they also create a corresponding media production, which is then evaluated for the. Examples, help and guidance for cie a level art students who are writing an a2 art personal study tips from an experienced art teacher.
This a2 media studies coursework handbook assists students with the ms3 unit of the wjec specification it aids students with their research investigation, production and evaluation within the booklet there are sections to log research and also feedback. Staff contact details tba curriculum overview contemporary society is media- saturated, with multi-national media institutions shaping our perceptions of ourselves and the world around us in this context, a variety of literacy skills are needed to explore fully and enjoy the range of media texts now in circulation to this end.