Media Studies - A2

L3 Level 3
Full Time
2 September 2019 — 12 June 2020
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

The Media Studies A2 programme follows on from AS Media Studies and should be taken in conjunction with two or three other subjects and the Welsh Baccalaureate. 

Based at our City Centre campus in Cardiff, learners may be able to take this qualification as a part-time student.

What you will study

A2 Media Studies covers two modules:  

Module 3: Media Investigation and Production
This internally assessed (coursework) unit develops the knowledge and skills acquired at AS. In particular, it is designed to demonstrate the importance of research in informing media production and to develop the skills acquired in MS2 at AS.

Module 4: Media Text, Industry and Audience
This unit will develop your understanding of the connections between different elements of the specification and develop your knowledge and understanding of the relationship between media texts, their audiences and the industries which promote and distribute them.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of AS programme including satisfactory attendance and tutor recommendation.

Teaching and assessment

One written exam and coursework

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice
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  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

2 September 2019

End date

12 June 2020

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

4.5 hours per week

Location

City Centre Campus, Cardiff
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Course code

A2CC3F12
L3

Qualification

WJEC L3 Advanced GCE in Media Studies
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