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Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE Media

Barry Rainsford | Wednesday March 07, 2018

Categories: GCSE, Eduqas (WJEC) GCSE, GCSE Media

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Unit 1 Media Language

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?
Component 1: Exploring the Media
Paper 1 Section A Exploring Media Language and Representation

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Assessment Overview:
Section A Magazines
Section A Advertising and Marketing

Set Study Products:

  • Pride November (2015): Magazine front cover
  • GQ July (2016): Magazine front cover
  • Quality Street (1956): Print advertisement

Unit 2 Media Representation

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?
Component 1: Exploring the Media
Paper 1 Section A Exploring Media Language and Representation

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Assessment Overview:
Section A Newspapers
Section A Advertising and Marketing

Set Study Products:

  • The Man with the Golden Gun (1974): Film posters (marketing)
  • Spectre (2015): Film posters (marketing)
  • The Guardian (4 September 2015): Newspaper front pages
  • The Sun (18 December 2013): Newspaper front pages

Unit 3 Media Audience

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?
Component 1: Exploring the Media
Paper 1 Section B Exploring Media Language and Representation

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Assessment Overview:
Section B Newspapers
Section B Radio
Section B Film (media industries only)
Section B Video Games

  • Media Industry question on ONE product
  • Media audience question on ONE different product

Set Study Products:

  • The Sun: one edition and website: Newspapers
  • Spectre (2015): website: Film (media industries only)
  • The Archers: one broadcast and website: Radio
  • Pokemon Go (2016) website: Video Games

Unit 4 Media Industry

Content Overview: Which part of the specification is covered below?
Component 2: Understanding Media Forms and Products
Paper 2 Section B: Music

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Set Study Products:

Historic Music Videos

  • Black or White, Michael Jackson (1991)
  • Rio, Duran Duran (1982)

Contemporary Music Videos

  • Uptown Funk, Bruno Mars (2014)
  • Freedom, Pharrell Williams (2015)
  • Bad Blood, Taylor Swift (2014)
  • Roar, Katy Perry (2013)

Unit 5 Final Set Products

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Paper 2 Section A Television Crime Drama Option 1:

  • Luther, Series 1, Episode 1 (2015)
  • The Sweeney, Series 1, Episode 1 (1975)

Unit 6 Exam Specific Revision & Preparation

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