Soham Village College

Creative Media Legacy

GCSE Media Studies

Class of 2018 Only

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Exam Board Qualification Specification
AQA Exam Board - GCSE Media Studies (4810) GCSE Media Studies 4810

 The table below is a breakdown of the units studied at GCSE and the format of the assessments

   Year 11 (AQA 4810)


Autumn     How TV audiences are appealed to using camera and sound techniques Coursework assignment
How advertising is used across different media, focusing on mobile video games (Monument Valley/Pokemon Go) Written coursework assignment
Spring    Cross media advertising Written coursework assignment
Media Theories Various classwork assignments
Summer    History of pop promo videos Written Internal assessment
Filming pop promos Coursework assignment