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AQA 8572 GCSE Media

Barry Rainsford | Thursday March 08, 2018

Categories: GCSE, AQA GCSE, GCSE Media

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Unit 1 Media Language

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?

  • Media One Paper 1 Section A Media Language and Media Representations

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Assessment Overview:

Theme: Stars, Celebrities, People in the Media

Targeted Close Study Products:

  • Galaxy Audrey Hepburn: Advertising/Marketing

Unit 2 Media Representation

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?

  • Media One Section B Media Audiences and Media Industries

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Assessment Overview:

Radio, Newspapers, Film (industries only)

Targeted Close Study Products:

  • Reveal: Magazine study (replacing Wiz Khalifa True magazine cover)
  • Tatler: Magazine study
  • OMO: Advertising/Marketing
  • Galaxy Audrey Hepburn: Advertising/Marketing
  • NHS Represent campaign: Lady Leshurr: Advertising/Marketing

Unit 3 Media Audience

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?

  • Media One Section A: Media Language and Representations
  • Media Two Section B: Media Audience and Media Industries
  • Media Two Section B: Media Online, Social and Participatory and Video Games

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Assessment Overview:

Online, social and participatory media
Video games

Targeted Close Study Products:

  • Zoella: Online/Social Participatory
  • Kim Kardashian Hollywood: Online/Social Participatory
  • Lara Croft Go: Online/Social Participatory

Unit 4 Media Industry

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?

  • Media One Section A: Media Language and Representations
  • Media Two Section B: Media Audience and Media Industries

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Assessment Overview:

Newspapers (Print - In-Depth) 
Music Video

Targeted Close Study Products:

  • The Times
  • The Daily Mirror
  • The Arctic Monkeys
  • One Direction

Unit 5 Final Close Study Products

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Assessment Overview:

Television

Targeted Close Study Products:

  • Class (2016) - Episode 4: Co-owner of a lonely heart
  • Dr Who (1963) - Episode 1: An Unearthly Child

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Unit 6 Exam Specific Revision & Preparation

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