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2012 AQA GCSE Media Studies 1-Year Scheme of Work

Rob Miller | Saturday August 27, 2011

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, Hot Entries, Television, Television Crime Drama


  • Year 11 AQA Media Studies GCSE 1 Year Scheme of Work 2012: (4812 Single Award)
  • Unit 1: Investigating the Media (TV Crime Drama) and Unit 2: Understanding the Media (Controlled Assessment)


  • AQA GCSE Media Studies 2012 1-Year SOW.doc


  • Media Language, Forms and Conventions (Semiotics, Genre, Narrative)
  • Institution (Producers, Distribution, Technology)
  • Audiences (Targeting, Theory and Debate)
  • Representation
  • Research, Planning and Responding to a Brief
  • Pre Production Research / Planning, Production


  • Textual analysis, Communication skills, Note taking, Group work, Identifying and understanding Crime Drama Iconography/Narratives. Planning exam questions
  • Understanding Institution and Crime Drama producers, holistic linking with theory
  • Application of theoretical frameworks onto Crime Drama texts
  • Understanding key terminology and theory, analysing / applying to Crime Drama
  • Primary and Secondary Research skills, Responding to Preliminary Exam Material
  • Research / Planning / Analytical / IT / Creative / Technical / Theory into Practice

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