Unit 1 - Foundation Portfolio in Media Students produce two paired media artefacts. For example, for one artefact students could produce the titles and opening sequence of a new fiction film together with a preliminary exercise, filming a character opening a door, crossing a room and sitting down opposite another character with whom they have a conversation.
Key Media Concepts (TV Drama) (examination) Section A: an ‘unseen’ moving image extract with one compulsory question dealing with the technical conventions of moving image language and ideology
Section B: one compulsory question based on a case study of the British film industry.
Advanced Portfolio in Media Students produce main and ancillary texts such as a short film in its entirety together with a poster for the film and a film magazine review page featuring the film
Critical Perspectives in Media (examination) Section A: Theoretical Evaluation of Production. Students are required to evaluate their practical skills, creativity and their theoretical knowledge and how they have evolved from the beginning of the course).
Section B: Contemporary Media Issues. Students study contemporary media regulation in at least two media.